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Aldebaran (Schooner), U312, nearby explosion, 1 May 1871


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ALDEBARAN Schooner, damaged slightly by JONES' Tug explosion.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall.

NOTE:- Tug B.B. JONES exploded at Port Huron, May 1871. Total loss with 8 lives.


Schooner ALDEBARAN. U. S. No. 312. Of 251.35 tons gross. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1875
     
     
Schooner ALDEBARAN. U. S. No. 312. Of 251 tons gross . Built Huron, Ohio 1852 by F.D. Ketchum.
      Herman Runge Notes


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Notes:
Reason: nearby explosion
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged slightly
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5572
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Aldebaran (Schooner), U312, nearby explosion, 1 May 1871