The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Dean Richmond (Propeller), aground, 1 Jun 1871

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RICHMOND, DEAN Propeller, grounded and detained 24 hours at St. Clair Flats.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall.

The stm. COMET of the Buffalo and Green Bay line, which passed down Saturday morning, reports the prop. DEAN RICHMOND hard aground in the river St. Clair near Marine City, being upward bound. Two or 3 tugs were at work assisting to get her afloat. The COMET also reports the stmb. R.J. HACKETT, upward bound, hard aground near Recors dockwith tugs at hand endeavoring to get her off. Up to a late hour Saturday neither had been released, although the work of lightering was being done and occasional pull by the tugs at the hawser was made. The RICHMOND was well out. The HACKETT, however, was probably floated before sundown. - Det. Free Press, 29th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 31, 1871 4-2

Port of Milwaukee, Arrived May 29
      Prop. DEAN RICHMOND, Buffalo
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 2, 1871 3-3

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Dean Richmond (Propeller), aground, 1 Jun 1871