The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Africa (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1867


Description
Full Text

Schooner AFRICA, ashore at Erie; got off.
      Marine Disasters 1867, Lake Erie
      Toledo Blade December 21, 1867

      . . . . .

      The schooner AFRICA, loaded with paving stones, got aground on the northeastern point of the peninsula on Friday night. The United States steamer MICHIGAN and a number of tugs, went to her assistance, and after 36 hours labor and after a part of her cargo had been taken out, succeeded in releasing her. The tugs HOME and GREEN brought her to the dock on Sunday, where she will reload and proceed to her destination.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Monday, November 4, 1867



Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: paving stone
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1867
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.8580
Language of Item:
English
  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Africa (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1867