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Thurmond ( "Boiler Wreck" )
- shipwreck, "whale-back" steamer, USA
- 1890, Duluth MN USA, as Colgate Hoyt
- ( 276 x 36 ft ) 1253 displacement tons
- Saturday December 25, 1909
ran aground in thick fog - 10 casualties
- 14 ft
low scattered debris, boiler, 200 ft offshore
The unusual submarine-like hull form of a whale-back steamer. Sea-keeping was poor, and the design was ultimately not successful, and died out.
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