OTTAWA (Tug) Shipwreck Site

Also known as: BOSCOBEL
Address Restricted, Russell, Wisconsin

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Description 

A tugboat, that was working to save a burning vessel, was consumed by flames itself. It is in 12-16 feet of water, just offshore.

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 8, 1992
Reference number
92000594
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Wrecking tug
Areas of significance
Archeology - Non-Aboriginal; Engineering; Maritime History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; D - Information Potential
Property type
Site
Historic function
Water-related
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899

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