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Planet (Scow), struck pier, 22 Oct 1871


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Scow PLANET, knocked hole in her by striking Manistee Pier.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

      DISASTERS ON LAKE MICHIGAN. - The scow PLANET, laden with oats and hay, while going into Manistee Sunday afternoon, struck the piers, and knocked a hole in her bows, causing her to sink immediately after getting inside. Her cargo was consigned to M. Fay, who had just been burned out by the fires at that place.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, October 26, 1871


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: struck pier
Lives: nil
Freight: oats & hay
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.6349
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.24445 Longitude: -86.32425
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Planet (Scow), struck pier, 22 Oct 1871