The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Business (Propeller), aground, 3 May 1883


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The steam barge BUSINESS was reported aground on Catawaba Island at the head of Lake Erie tuesday night. The tug WINSLOW was sent from Detroit with a lighter and hawser.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 3, 1883 3-9

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Propeller BUSINESS, is reported hard aground on Starve Island Reef, is raised three feet out of the water, so it will take some trouble to release her. She went aground with all canvas set and a full head of steam.
      Marine Record
      May 12, 1883
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      The Propeller BUSINESS aground on Starve Island Reef, was released Thursday. Her position on the reef was a dangerous one.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 5, 1883 3-8

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Scow GRACE AMELIA arrived here from Detroit and reports having met the prop.
BUSINESS which went ashore on Starve Island Reef, with the tug WINSLOW and barg
FAME of Detroit, she has been lightered and towed off the reef.
      Marine Record
      May 12, 1883



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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10108
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Business (Propeller), aground, 3 May 1883