Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Menominee River (Steamboat), U91131, fire, 13 Jun 1883
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Horn's Pier, Mich., June 14. -- The tug ALERT burned to the water's edge last night in Menominee; also the tug MENOMINEE RIVER was badly injured by fire, but not at the same time. The ALERT is owned by Green's Dredging Company, Chicago, and the MENOMINEE RIVER by the Kirby Carpenter Company, of Menominee, Mich.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, June 1883
Steam paddle MENOMINEE RIVER. U. S. No. 91131. Of 73.81 tons gross; 36.91 tons net. Built Green Bay, Wis., 1879. Home port, Menominee, Mich. 78.0 x 17.0 x 8.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
Steam Screw ARCHIE SCOTT.* U.S. No. 91131. Of 63 tons gross; 43 tons net. Built at Green Bay, Wis., in 1879. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 73.1 x 17.4 x 8.8 Crew of 4. Ferry service. Of 200 Indicated horse power.
      *Formerly Steam Screw MENOMINEE RIVER.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1920

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.10776 Longitude: -87.61427
William R. McNeil
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Menominee River (Steamboat), U91131, fire, 13 Jun 1883