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Christina A. Forbes (Propeller), U125649, fire, 5 Sep 1895


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CHRISTINA A. FORBES Built March 1877 Steam Tug - Wood
U. S. No. 125649 51 gt - 41 nt 73.6' x 15.9' x 10.2'
Burned July 5, 1895, near Bay City, Mich., on the Saginaw River.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio



The steamer C.A. FORBES of the Shore Line between Saginaw and Bay City, caught fire at 1:00 in the morning when opposite Melborne and burned to the water's edge. The passengers and crew are safe.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, September 7, 1895
     


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Reason: fire
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1895
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23629
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.64697 Longitude: -83.85053
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Christina A. Forbes (Propeller), U125649, fire, 5 Sep 1895