The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Wyoming (Steamboat), U80135, aground, 21 Oct 1871


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WYOMING Steamer Barge, ashore at Forester; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall


On the 21st. of October 1871, the steambarge WYOMING, during smoky weather, ran ashore on the west shore of lake Huron, but was afterwards recovered. No lives lost. Estimated damage $1,500
      "Hist.,of lake Navigation"
      the Marine Record, Feb.17, 1887 p.6

      . . . . .

      The stmr. WYOMING, owned by Messrs. Brady of this city, during the dense smoke of Thursday, got ashore near Forester, Lake Huron She has about 3 ft. of water in her hold. A lighter and tug with steam pump were dispatched to her relief Saturday afternoon.
      Detroit Post
      October 9, 1871



Steam paddle WYOMING. U. S. No. 80135. Of 154.65 tons gross. 150 horse-power. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6196
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.49919 Longitude: -82.56937
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Wyoming (Steamboat), U80135, aground, 21 Oct 1871