The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John Thursby (Schooner), struck rock, 1 Jul 1860


Description
Full Text

Schr. JOHN THURSBY, struck on an anchor in the Detroit River.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

      . . . . .

The schooner JOHN THURSBY struck a rock in Point au Pelee Passage, bound
up, causing her to leak badly. By extra exertion, she was enabled to reach the
mouth of the river, where she was taken in tow by the tug REINDEER, which
brought her to Clark's drydock, where she repairs. The extent of the damage is
not fully ascertained.
      Detroit Free Press
      July 8, 1860

      . . . . .


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: struck rock
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $150
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1860
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.4039
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










John Thursby (Schooner), struck rock, 1 Jul 1860