The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Keystone (Propeller), fire, 19 Sep 1898


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STEAMER KEYSTONE BURNED
The steamer KEYSTONE, which went ashore on Big Summer Island on Monday, caught fire and burned in the afternoon. The crew managed to escape the burning wreck, and part of the cargo may be recovered. The KEYSTONE was loaded with 1,000 tons of coal for Manitowoc. She is owned principally by the National Bank of Commerce, of Cleveland.
Captain Carlton Graves, who sailed her, also had an interest. There was no hull insurance on the steamer, but she was fairly well covered for fire risk through Gibbs & Joys of Milwaukee. The cargo was shipped by Turney & Co. of Cleveland and fully insured through Smith ,Davis Co. of Buffalo. The KEYSTONE was built at Buffalo in 1866 and although she was rebuilt in 1880, she had long ago seen her best days.
Her tonnage was only 654 net, and such craft can no longer make a living carrying cargoes on the Lakes.
      Marine Record.
      September 22, 1898

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steamer KEYSTONE burned at Green Bay Sept. 19, 1898, a total loss
      Marine Review
      Casualty List
      January 5, 1899

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The schooner BRIDGEWATER was changed into a steambarge at the same time ( 1880 app.) and was renamed the propeller KEYSTONE
      Extract Marine Record
      July 4, 1895


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1898
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23166
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.56332 Longitude: -86.63652
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Keystone (Propeller), fire, 19 Sep 1898