The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rush (Schooner), aground, 1 Apr 1860

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RUSH Schooner, ashore near Lake Port, Lake Huron.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. Casualty List 1860

      . . . . .

      Capt. Glazier, Marine Inspector, has returned by the stm. DART from where
the tug IVES went ashore on Lake Huron. Both tug and vessel are wll out on the
beach, but as yet have sustained little or no damage. By the aid of more anchors
and chains it is thought they may be got off.
      Detroit Free Press
      April 29, 1860

      . . . . .

      The steam tug S.C.IVES came down yesterday from Port Huron, to land some
materials which had been sent up from here to get her off the beach. Her damage
is but slight. She returns again to make another effort to get the scow RUSH off,
which vessel is yet ashore there.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 5, 1860

      . . . . .

NOTE:--The Scow RUSH is listed in the 1863 Underwriter's register ( REMARKS -
Large repairs in 1860), she, therefore was 'got off' from the above casualty.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Remarks: Got off
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.11503 Longitude: -82.4902
William R. McNeil
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Rush (Schooner), aground, 1 Apr 1860