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W. B. Castle (Propeller), U26860, fire, 5 Dec 1883


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Port Huron, Mich., Dec. 5. -- The tug W.B. CASTLE took fire at Howard's Dock at noon today. The fire originated in the lamp room, forward of the port gangway. Her house, rail, bulwarks, part of the deck, and deck beams amidships were burned. Insured for $10,000. --- Inter Ocean.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes marine Scrapbook, December, 1883
     
     
     
Steam screw W.B. CASTLE. U. S. No. 26860. Of 172.77 tons gross; 110.55 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1862. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 114.0 x 20.0 x 18.0 Of 275 nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24301
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. B. Castle (Propeller), U26860, fire, 5 Dec 1883