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Forest Hunter (Scow), U9691, sunk, 26 Jul 1871


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Scow FOREST HUNTER, sprung a leak and sunk at Port Huron; cause unknown.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

SCUTTLED. - The scow FOREST HUNTER, of St. Clair, while lying at a dock in Black River, Port Huron, on Wednesday night, commenced filling with water, and sunk the next morning at four o'clock. The vessel had no cargo on board at the time, and it is believed that she was scuttled by some malicious person. Arrangements will be made for raising her. - Detroit Post.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday, July 29, 1871



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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Raised ?
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.5520
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
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Forest Hunter (Scow), U9691, sunk, 26 Jul 1871