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Huron (Steamboat), U11194, aground, 1 Apr 1855

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HURON Steamer, ashore on Hen and Chickens Island, L.E. -- Property loss $400.
      Buffalo Morning Express (Casualty list)
      January 11, 1856

MARINE INTELLIGENCE.---The Detroit Tribune of Monday says that the steamer HURON, in endeavoring to reach the MAYFLOWER, (wrecked last fall) from Detroit, grounded in what is known as the Middle Passage, among the Hen and Chickens. The OCEAN leaves here today, to go to her assistance.
      Buffalo Democracy
      April 12, 1855

Steam paddle HURON. U. S. No. 11194. Of 348 tons. Built Newport, Mich., 1852. First home port, Detroit, Mich. ABANDONED 1877.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $400
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.788611 Longitude: -82.7975
William R. McNeil
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Huron (Steamboat), U11194, aground, 1 Apr 1855