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Evaline Bates (Schooner), U7322, aground, 3 Oct 1871


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Schooner EVALINE BATES, ashore at Detour; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      SCHOONER EVALINE BATES ASHORE AND OFF. - The schooner EVALINE BATES, of Fairport, ran on the rocks at Detour Passage, on Tuesday morning of last week, while on her way to Marquette with coal. In a short time the hold was filled with eight feet of water. On Wednesday a tug pulled her off, after putting on board a steam pump. The hole made by the rocks was found to be directly between the forward hatch and the stem. A considerable amount of coal was taken off, when the tug succeeded in bringing her tow to Port Huron.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday, October 14, 1871


Schooner EVELINE BATES. U. S. No. 7322. Of 233.87 tons gross; 222.18 tons net. Built Huron, O., 1858. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 127.9 x 25.7 x 10.1.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6194
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.99446 Longitude: -83.90278
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Evaline Bates (Schooner), U7322, aground, 3 Oct 1871