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W. B. Castle (Propeller), U26860, tows broke adrift, 1 Nov 1871


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CASTLE Propeller Tug, had a tow of barges break adrift from her on Lake Huron; recovered.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall


Steam screw W.B. CASTLE. U. S. No. 26860. Of 124 tons gross; 49 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1862. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 114.5 x 20.5 x 11.0 Tow service. Crew of 8. Of 525 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: tows broke adrift
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.6449
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. B. Castle (Propeller), U26860, tows broke adrift, 1 Nov 1871