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Exchange (Schooner), U7315, aground, 1 Jul 1871


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Schooner EXCHANGE, grounded in the St. Clair River and detained several days
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

     

      STILL AGROUND. - The schooner EXCHANGE at last accounts was still aground on St. Clair River. She was flying light at the time she grounded, and, as she go well on it will require a powerful effort to float her. The new steamer J.S. FAY has gone to her assistance.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, July 13, 1871


     
THE SCHOONER EXCHANGE. - The tug ODD FELLOW, which had been engaged in dredging a canal alongside of the above vessel, which is aground in the St. Clair River, arrived here yesterday. We learn that on the outer, or channel side, the bottom, which consistes of tough blue clay, has been dredged to a depth of nine feet. It is now thought that a powerful tug may be able to pull the EXCHANGE afloat. The G.H. PARKER, left last night with a powerful hawser to make the effort. - Detroit Post, 16th.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, July 17, 1871



      SCHOONER EXCHANGE OFF. - The schooner EXCHANGE was released from her bondage at Southeast Bend, St. Clair River, by the tug G.H. PARKER, on Friday afternoon and proceeded on her voyage. She sustained no damage aside from loss of time.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, July 18, 1871



Schooner EXCHANGE. U. S. No. 7315. Of 292.04 tons gross. Home port, Cleveland, O.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     
     

     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5654
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Exchange (Schooner), U7315, aground, 1 Jul 1871