S. C. Baldwin (Propeller), U23957, leak, 1 Jul 1871
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Propeller barge S.C. BALDWIN, sprung a leak and jettisoned 75 tons of pig iron on Lake Michigan.
Marine Disasters of the Western
Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall.
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JETTISONED. - The propeller S.C. BALDWIN sprung a leak on the west shore of Lake Michigan, and was compelled to throw overboard 75 tons of pig iron. The disaster happened between Sheboygan and Chicago.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Wednesday, July 26, 1871
Steam screw S.C. BALDWIN. U. S. No. 23957. Of 418.18 tons. Home port, St. Clair, Mich. Of 287 nominal horsepower.
Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1871
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- Reason: leak
Freight: pig iron
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes