Lac La Belle (Propeller), U15803, aground, 4 Jul 1871
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LAC LA BELLE Propeller, missed the pier and went ashore at Grand Haven.
Marine Disasters of the Western
Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall
Narrow escape. -- On the 4th instant the steamer LAC LA BELLE, which plies across Lake Michigan, in connection with the Detroit and Milwaukee Railroad, on reaching Grand Haven missed the harbor and went to the leeward of the pier. She remained hard on for nearly six hours, when other steamer came to her assistance, and fortunately succeeded in getting her off.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
July 10, 1871
Steam screw LAC LA BELLE. U. S. No. 15803. Of 1,187 tons gross. Built at Cleveland, Ohio, in 1864 by Ira Lafrienier. 216.1 x 37.1 x 19.7 Twin screws. Lost Lake Michigan, 1872
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes