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Antelope (Propeller), U571, lost tow of two barges, 1 Aug 1871


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ANTELOPE Propeller, had two barges break away from her while under tow on Lake Huron; recovered.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall


Steamer ANTELOPE. U. S. No. 571. Of 915.19 tons and 600 horse power. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
     
     
Steam screw ANTELOPE. U. S. No. 571. Of 600 tons. Built Newport, Mich., 1861 by J.L. Wolverton, 201.6 x 31.7 x 12.0 Burned at Buffalo Nov. 1867 rebuilt as steam barge at Detroit 1868. Foundered Lake Superior, 1897.
      Herman Runge List
     


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Notes:
Reason: lost tow of two barges
Lives: nil
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5817
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Antelope (Propeller), U571, lost tow of two barges, 1 Aug 1871