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Skater (Propeller), U116330, fire, 1 Jun 1893


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The propeller SKATER, owned by Seymour Bros., of manistee, burned to the water's edge about 20 miles north of manistee. The crew hadn't time to save their clothes but escaped. The SKATER had just been fitted out for her summer route on Traverse Bay.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, June 26, 1893
     
     
Steam screw SKATER. U.S. No. 116330. Of 65.65 tons gross; 32.83 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1890. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 85.6 x 19.0 x 6.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891
     
     
     
Steam screw SKATER. U.S. No. 116330. Of 237.60 tons gross; 118.18 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1890. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 89.0 x 23.0 x 7.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895
     
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Rebuilt
Date of Original:
1893
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23928
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.24445 Longitude: -86.32425
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Skater (Propeller), U116330, fire, 1 Jun 1893