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St. Louis (Propeller), aground, 1 Apr 1871


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St. LOUIS Propeller, on Colchester Reef, causing a bad leak; bound down.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes, 1871. Capt. J.W. Hall

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Capt. Anderson reports passing the prop. ST. LOUIS ashore on Colchester Reef. She was hard on, and the work of lightering was going actively forward. It was thought a large portion of her cargo would have to be removed to get her off.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      April 18, 1871 3-3

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      The propeller St. LOUIS which ran on Colchester Reef has been taken to Detroit for repairs.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, April 27, 1871



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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.4547
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.933333 Longitude: -82.893055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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St. Louis (Propeller), aground, 1 Apr 1871