Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Magnet (Steamboat), aground, 1 Jun 1883
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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.
      Marine Record
      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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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes
Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original
1883
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.10191
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.245833 Longitude: -83.723888
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Magnet (Steamboat), aground, 1 Jun 1883