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Lawrence (Propeller), U15450, boiler explosion, 30 Oct 1888


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The LAWRENCE blew her boiler at 2:35 Tuesday morning off North Point near Milwaukee and 4 man were killed. Two were rescued by the tug MERRILL which was nearby. The LAWRENCE was owned by Capt. McCoy & banner and valued at $5,000.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, October 31, 1888
     
     
     
     
      Steam screw LAWRENCE. U. S. No. 15450. Of 447.37 tons gross; 334.34 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1868. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 135.5 x 25.8 x 11.0. Of 325 nominal horse-power
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: boiler explosion
Lives: 4
Date of Original:
1888
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23786
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lawrence (Propeller), U15450, boiler explosion, 30 Oct 1888