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D. P. Rhodes (Schooner), U6697, struck pier, 8 Sep 1871


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Schooner D.P. RHODES, damaged by dragging foul of a pier at Marquette.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall


      DISASTERS AT MARQUETTE. - During a heavy southwest gale at Marquette on the 8th, the barge DAN RHODES dragged her anchor and went on to Jackson Pier, smashing her rudder and doing other damage to her stern. . . . . .
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, September 15, 1871

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NOTE:- the propeller D.P. RHODES was also known as DAN RHODES, noted in the Lytle List as being abandoned in 1867, was the above converted into a vessel ?


Schooner D.P. RHODES. U. S. No. 6697. Of 937 tons gross; 891 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1871. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 217.0 x 35.3 x 14.8 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
     


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Reason: struck pier
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5981
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.54354 Longitude: -87.39542
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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D. P. Rhodes (Schooner), U6697, struck pier, 8 Sep 1871