The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cape Vincent Eagle (Cape Vincent, NY), 24 Aug 1922

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an article by Uncle Philander Jr.:

"....What I am going to complain about is the fact that the siren failed to function last Saturday afternoon when the St. Louis, the hulk of the old pulp wood boat that has laid in the water in the eastern portion of the village for years, was discovered to be on fire.

The alarm was sent to the local telephone office, but the operator was unable to make the siren work. After some telephoning around someone was secured to go to the Firemen's building and ring the bell. It was only a few seconds after this before the fire fighters were off to the scene of the blaze....."

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24 Aug 1922
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.1345449180212 Longitude: -76.3220995025634
Rick Neilson
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Cape Vincent Eagle (Cape Vincent, NY), 24 Aug 1922