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E. Kanter (Schooner), U8105, leak, 19 Aug 1871


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KANTER, E. Schooner, cargo staves, sprung a leak on Lake Erie and was towed to Detroit.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

      The schooner KANTER with a cargo of wheat from Port Huron to Buffalo, returned to Detroit Friday morning in a leaky condition. When about five miles below Bar Point she rolled over on her side losing a considerable portion of her deck load into the lake. It was discovered that she had sprung a leak and had three feet of water in her hold. The pumps were immediately manned and the vessel was saved from disaster by the arrival of the tug ECLIPSE.
      Port Huron Times
      Wednesday, August 24, 1871


Schooner E. KANTER. U. S. No. 8105. OF 372.94 tons gross. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     


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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat, staves
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5827
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.055277 Longitude: -83.116388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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E. Kanter (Schooner), U8105, leak, 19 Aug 1871