Omar D. Conger (Propeller), U155055, fire, 19 Aug 1902
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The ferry OMAR D. CONGER suffered a fire to the extent of $20,000 danmages at noon today. The entire upper works of the boat are a total loss while the lower deck is badly burned. The CONGER burned on June 20, 1901 and had just been rebuilt having come out this summer.
Port Huron Daily Times
Tuesday, August 19, 1902
The hul of the ferry steamer O.D. CONGER, which suffered heavy fire damage last summer, is being rebuilt from the water-line up at Port Huron, the cost being placed at $10,000.
January 11, 1902
Steam screw OMAR D. CONGER. U. S. No. 155055. Of 199 tons gross; 158 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich., 1882. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 92.2 x 26.0 x 10.0
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1899
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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