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Mineral Rock (Propeller), aground, 1 Sep 1858


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Propeller MINERAL ROCK, ran ashore on Manitou Island, Lake Superior, jettisoned 20 tons of copper, got off, and into Copper Harbor. Property loss $2,550.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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      ACCIDENT TO THE MINERAL ROCK. - One day last week as the propeller MINERAL ROCK was on her way down Lake Superior, she ran on the Manitou Island, and knocked a hole through her bottom. After throwing over some twenty tons of copper, she got off, and went into Copper Harbor. Her damages are slight. - Detroit Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, September 23, 1858

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      The IRON CITY, Capt. J. E. Turner, arrived this morning at ten o'clock and furnishes the following memoranda : Left Ontonagon at 5 A.M. Saturday and ran for Copper Harbor, where she remained until Sunday morning. The tug ECLIPSE was there, waiting for fair weather to raise the copper thrown overboard by the MINERAL ROCK near the Manitou Island. ...... (part)
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, October 22, 1858

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      The IRON CITY's cargo for Detroit is as follows: masses copper, 35,472 lbs. thrown overboard from propeller MINERAL ROCK at Manitou Island, Lake Superior. This copper was raised by Capt. Ripley, master of the tug ECLIPSE. - Detroit Advertiser. (part of IRON CITY's memoranda)
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, November 12, 1858

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: copper ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3723
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mineral Rock (Propeller), aground, 1 Sep 1858