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Alice Richards (Bark), U567, dismasted, 1 Sep 1871

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Bark ALICE RICHARDS, dismasted on Lake Superior, and was towed to Chicago.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      THE ALICE RICHARDS. - This vessel, which got dismasted on Lake Superior, was towed by the steamer NORTHERN LIGHT as far as the Sault, when the tug PECK contracted to convey her to a port for repairs, which will probably be Detroit.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, September 22, 1871

Bark ALICE RICHARDS. U. S. No. 567. Of 285.84 tons gross; 274.63 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Mich., 1867. Home port, Marine City, Mich. 147.0 x 27.0 x 10.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
NOTE:-- ALICE RICHARDS, altered to steam screw 1899, then to a barge in 1904.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
William R. McNeil
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Alice Richards (Bark), U567, dismasted, 1 Sep 1871