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Rambler (Propeller), U110155, fire, 24 Aug 1891

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RAMBLER Built 1873 Steam Tug - Wood
U. S. No. 110155 42 gt -23 nt 57.1' x 15.4' x 7.9'
Dropped from documentation in 1891.
Vessel burned August 24, 1891 -- documents surrendered at Duluth.
      Buffalo Dry Dock Co. Vessel Building Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.

      Two small boats were numbered among the total losses last week. The tug RAMBLER, valued at $7,000 and Owned by Capt. Yokum of Duluth, burned at Port Arthur, after being run out of Duluth to escape creditors, and the schooner DAWN went ashore at Fox Point, Lake Michigan, in a waterlogged condition. She was afterward stripped and abandoned by her owners, Albert Williamson and Ole Halverson of Milwaukee.
      Marine Review
      September 3, 1891

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.401388 Longitude: -89.267777
William R. McNeil
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Rambler (Propeller), U110155, fire, 24 Aug 1891