Maurice B. Grover (Schooner), U91922, fire, 27 Oct 1906
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BARGE GROVER BURNS NEAR CLEVELAND BREAKWATER.
Heavy Wind Whips Up Fierce Fire -- Believed No Lives Lost.
Cleveland, O., Oct. 27. -- The barge MAURICE B. GROVER was burned tonight just inside the breakwater. The lifesaving crew went to the rescue in tugs. The storm which had whipped the lake into a heavy and dangerous sea, delayed the tugs and when the arrived the craft was practically destroyed. It is believed there was no loss of life.
Buffalo Evening News
October 28, 1906
Schooner barge MAURICE B. GROVER. U. S. No. 91922. Of 2,147 gross tons; 1,986 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1887. Home port, Cleveland, O. 281.4 x 40.6 x 23.8 Crew of 7
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
NOTE: The Steam screw MAURICE B. GROVER was converted into a schooner barge early in 1906.
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