Reindeer (1865)
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Service History


"The Reindeer was built down in Florida and was put together in the most approved manner, being copper fastened and copper bottomed throughout. In the fall of 1866 she was brought to these waters by the Peshtigo Co., and in her halcyon days was decidedly the finest and fastest steamer of her size on Green Bay."
Final Voyage


"The old, and neglected hull of the tug Reindeer, the finest and best tug on bay or lakes in her palmy days, was pumped out by a steam pump last Friday. An examination of the hulk showed it to be badly decayed and it was accordingly towed down the bay shore and set on fire for the purpose of getting the iron out of it." "The old hulk of the once handsome staunch and powerful tug Reindeer has been reduced to ashes on the beach near Hill's Point, and nearly all the iron which held her together saved, and sold to the Sturgeon Bay Lumber Co. for $150."
 
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