Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ivanhoe (Steamboat), U1O0042, fire, 1 Jul 1877
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The steamer IVANHOE, plying between Houghton and L'Anse, was burned about 2 o'clock Monday morning while lying at her dock at Houghton. She is a total loss. The captain and some of the crew were badly burned, and escaped by jumping into the water. The steamer was insured for $20,000, and was owned by Hear Brothers & Edwards, and was one of the neatest small craft afloat.
      Cleveland Herald
      August 1, 1877

The steamer IVANHOE, burned on Lake Superior early in the season, is being rebuilt at Detroit.
      Cleveland Herald
      November 7, 1877

Steamer IVANHOE. Of 282 tons. Built at Buffalo 1869 by David Bell. Owned by Hoar & others. Valued at 423,000 Classed A 1. REMARKS:-- Iron - Burned 1877 - Repaired 1878.
      Association of lake Underwriters
      Lake Hull Register, 1879

Steam Paddle IVANHOE. U. S. No. 100042. Of 277.84 tons gross; 200.94 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1868. Home port, Houghton, Mich. Of 213 horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Rebuilt
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 47.12187 Longitude: -88.56901
William R. McNeil
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Ivanhoe (Steamboat), U1O0042, fire, 1 Jul 1877