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Racine (Propeller), aground, 1 Nov 1863


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Propeller RACINE, cargo merchandise, ashore at Forty Mile Point Lake Huron. Got off and towed to Milwaukee
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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The prop. RACINE, with a full cargo of merchandise, hence for Chicago and intermediate ports, went ashore last Thursday night, on Forty Mile Pt., Lake Huron. She is full of water. The propeller MICHIGAN, with 2 steam pumps, left Detroit last night to get her off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 16, 1863 3-4



ASHORE AND FULL OF WATER. -- The propeller RACINE, bound up laden with merchandise, ran ashore on Thursday night last at Forty Mile Point, Lake Huron. The propeller MICHIGAN has gone to her assistance with two steam pumps. The RACINE belongs to the People's Line of upper lake propellers.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 17, 1863
     



      The propeller RACINE has been raised, and was in Mackinac on the 23rd, preparing to go to Milwaukee in tow of the tug LEVIATHAN.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, November 30, 1863

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,500
Cargo: $32,000
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1863
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Local identifier:
McN.W.385
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.48529 Longitude: -83.90945
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Racine (Propeller), aground, 1 Nov 1863