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Acorn (Bark), U356, 9 Aug 1883


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Bark ACORN. U.S. No. 356, of 316.31 tons gross; 302.76 tons net. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. Changed name to ALASKA* on Aug. 9, 1883
* ALASKA lost December 31, 1883
      List of Vessels Whose Names Have been
      Changed under the Act of March 2, 1881
      U. S. Merchant vessel List, 1885
     
     

Schooner ALASKA. U.S. No. 356. Of 316.31 tons gross; 302,76 tons net. Built 1863 [foreign built] Home port, Port Huron, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S,. 1884
     
     

The schooner ALASKA, loaded with ore, sprung a leak and ran ashore Wednesday night at Scott's Point on the north shore of Lake Michigan between Manistique and St. Ignace and became a total loss. She was owned by Arch. Muir of this city and was built at Port Dalhousie in 1863 by the Muir Brothers for them. She was formerly the ACORN, her name being changed last year.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, September 19, 1884
     
     


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renamed ALASKA
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.E.9881
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Acorn (Bark), U356, 9 Aug 1883