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North Star (Steamboat), struck rock, 21 May 1860


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Steamer NORTH STAR, struck on a rock in the Sault Ste. Marie River.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty list, 1860)

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The propeller ONTONAGON, which arrived at Chicago Thursday, from Collingwood reports the steamer NORTH STAR is on the rocks above Detour, in the Sault Ste. Marie River on Monday evening, out about 18 inches. All hands on the ONTONAGON tried to pull her off, but were unable on account of not having sufficient rope. No loss or damage done when the ONTONAGON left.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, May 26, 1860

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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: struck rock
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Cargo: $200
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1860
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.3951
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.059722 Longitude: -83.945833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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North Star (Steamboat), struck rock, 21 May 1860