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Eclipse (Propeller), collision, 1 Sep 1871


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Propeller tug ECLIPSE, damaged by collision with Tug BALLENTINE near Port Huron.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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DISASTER TO THE TUG ECLIPSE. - The tug ECLIPSE, which left Detroit recently with steam pump for the schooner MIRANDA, ashore on Port Austin reef, on reaching Port Huron collided with the tug BALLANTINE. Her stern was knocked off, which caused her to leak badly. Her mission was turned over to the tug BROCKWAY, which conveyed the wreckers to their destination.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, September 26, 1871

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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.6063
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Eclipse (Propeller), collision, 1 Sep 1871