The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
W. T. Robb (Propeller), C.., fire, 10 May 1901

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The historic tug W.T. ROBB, for many years a conspicuous object at Victoria Park, was on Friday night last completely destroyrf by fire. About 1883 the tug was dismantled and her machinery sold. The old hull had for some time been used as a bath house at Milwaukee.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, May 15, 1901
Steam screw W.T. ROBB. Official Canada No. [none] Of 243 tons gross; 159 tons reg. Built Dunnsville, Ont., 1864. Home port, Dunnsville, Ont. 120.0 x 20.0 x 10.0 Owned by William Hall of Toronto, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.634444 Longitude: -79.370833
William R. McNeil
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W. T. Robb (Propeller), C.., fire, 10 May 1901