The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Crusader (Propeller), sunk, 1 Oct 1896

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C.D. Thompson will build a steambarge this winter and will place the boiler and engine of the CRUSADER in it. The CRUSADER sank alongside its dock when the boiler, which was being raised out, fell back into the hold after the chains parted.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, October 26, 1896
The sunken CRUSADER was raised on Monday.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, October 27, 1896
The unloading of boilers and machinery from the tug CRUSADER at Fitzgerald's shops has been completed. The CRUSADER will go into the Wolverine drydock to have her shaft and wheel removed.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, October 29, 1896

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
William R. McNeil
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Crusader (Propeller), sunk, 1 Oct 1896