The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. John (Propeller), aground, 1 Sep 1883


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Steambarge St. JOHN, of Toledo, with a cargo of fish, ran aground while entering the bay Monday morning during an easterly gale. At present writing she is aground in such a position that nothing can get to her. Propeller GEORGE A. MARSH, with the assistance of the Marblehead lifeboat and crew, got a line to her, and after pulling on her all day, got her off. Nothing damaged although there was a big sea running. -- Sandusky Report.
      Marine Record
      Sept. 20, 1883


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Reason: aground
Freight: fish
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10305
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.47894 Longitude: -82.8413
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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St. John (Propeller), aground, 1 Sep 1883