"Muskegon" 90466

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Title: "Muskegon" 90466
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Description: The sidewheeler steamer "Muskegon", was built by George S. Rand in Manitowoc, Wisconsin in 1871 for the Goodrich line. On August 23, 1871, the "Muskegon" was first enrolled at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was 193.58 feet long and 29.00 feet wide with a gross tonnage of 618.21 gross tons. The "Muskegon" carried passengers and packaged freight. While in dry dock for repairs at the Milwaukee Dry Dock Company, the vessel was not adequately secured. She shifted and fell breaking the hull. The vessel was damaged beyond repair and declared a total loss. The vessel was originally insured for $25,000. . She was surrendered August 23, 1899 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and declared "total loss-abandoned".
Permanent Link: http://hdl.handle.net/2374.OX/187691
Date: 1871

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