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S. C. Clark (Propeller), U116161, fire, 21 Jun 1893

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The steambarge which was burned yesterday on Lake Huron was the S. C. CLARK. She was a small vessel of 270 tons register and was built at Montreal in 1873. She is owned by J. W. Squires of Marine City and valued at about $15,000 and insured for $11,ooo.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, June 22, 1893

The steambarge S.C. CLARK burned near Port Sanilac but quick work of Capt. Pringler of the DESMOND save her after her crew had abandoned her and boarded the KALKASKA for Marinbe City.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, June 21, 1893

The partially burned steamer CLARK is now lying at McMorren's dock. The machinery is being taken out of her.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, July 7, 1893
      Steam barge STEPHEN C. CLARKE.* U.S. No. 116161. Of 276.45 tons gross; 215.25tons net. Built at Montreal, Canada, in 1874. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 140.0 x 26.0 x 10.2 and 150 nominal horse power.
      * Formerly British steam screw NIPIGON.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.26808 Longitude: -82.53076
William R. McNeil
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S. C. Clark (Propeller), U116161, fire, 21 Jun 1893