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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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes