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Sturgeon Bay in Door County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Historic Museum Tug John Purves

WWII Veteran (US Army Transport LT145)

 

—Constructed in 1919 as the Butterfield

 
Historic Museum Tug <i>John Purves</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2015
1. Historic Museum Tug John Purves Marker
Inscription.

[Title is text]

 
Erected by Door County Maritime Museum.
 
Location. 44° 49.827′ N, 87° 22.96′ W. Marker is in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, in Door County. Click for map. Marker and tug are at the Door County Maritime Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 North Madison Avenue, Sturgeon Bay WI 54235, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Propellers from the tug John Purves (here, next to this marker); George J. Baudhuin (here, next to this marker); Captain John Roen (here, next to this marker); Fred J. Peterson (here, next to this marker); Howard A & Lou E Olson (here, next to this marker); Robert E. Peterson (a few steps from this marker); Lost Great Lakes Mariners (a few steps from this marker); Ellsworth L. Peterson (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Sturgeon Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tug John Purves at Door County Maritime Museum. (Submitted on October 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Tug John Purves Tour on YouTube. (Submitted on October 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. John Purves History.
Historic Museum Tug <i>John Purves</i> and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2015
2. Historic Museum Tug John Purves and Marker
(Submitted on October 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Historic Museum Tug <i>John Purves</i> image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2015
3. Historic Museum Tug John Purves
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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