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The Steamer MAGNET, which ran on Cedar Island Sunday, was got off with slight damage by the wrecking tug MICHIGAN and arrived at Owen Sound, on the 9th. of June.
June 16, 1883
Detroit, Mich., June 13. -- Murphy's wrecking tug MICHIGAN released the steamer MAGNET ashore at Georgian Bay, and then went to the assistance of the steamer METEOR on the rocks at Spanish River, but was unable to release her as she had a rock up through her bottom. The MICHIGAN returned here this morning, and will leave again tonight with pontoons to raise the METEOR. S.A. Murphy has taken the contract to release her.
J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, June 1883
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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Latitude: 46.245833 Longitude: -83.723888
- William R. McNeil
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