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St. Paul (Propeller), U23755, fire, 1900

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The old steamer St. PAUL, burned last fall in Thunder Bay will be rebuilt at Cleveland this winter. She is now being lightered of her ore cargo where she lies and will then be pumped out and towed to Cleveland.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, October 25, 1901

      The fire-damaged steamer St. PAUL, is being towed by the OWEN from Toledo to Algonac for reconstruction at a cost of between $15,000 and $20,000. Late last season, the St. PAUL was burned to the water's edge on Lake Huron, off East Tawas, and a short time ago she was taken to Toledo for the discharge of of the iron ore constituting her cargo.
      Duluth News-Tribune
      December 14, 1901
Steam screw ST. PAUL. U. S. No. 23755. Of 760 tons gross; 525 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1868. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 203.0 x 31.0 x 21.0 Of 700 nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.27946 Longitude: -83.49025
William R. McNeil
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St. Paul (Propeller), U23755, fire, 1900