The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ureka (Barge), U8894, sunk, 1 Nov 1883


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Sheboygan, Wis., Nov. 26. -- The barge EUREKA is sunk loaded with coal and full of water. The life-saving crew was pumping last night trying to keep her up. She lies inside the piers. She now lays in fifteen feet of water, rail under. The life-saving crew have done good work the last twenty-four hours.
      The schooner GUIDO also sunk in trying to make this harbor yesterday. All run on the wreck of the PETREL. Her deck load of lumber was taken off by the life-savibg crew. - - Inter Ocean.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, November, 1883


The barge EUREKA, which was sunk at Cheboygan, arrived today and goes to Racine to discharge her cargo of coal. She will return here to go into drydock. She is damaged to the extent of $1,200. -- Milwaukee Report.
      Marine Record
      Dec. 6, 1883



Schooner EUREKA. U. S. No. 8894. Of 330.04 tons gross; 33.54 tons net. Built Trenton, Mich., 1873. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 137.5 x 25.9 x 11.5.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $1,200
Freight: coal
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10626
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.64696 Longitude: -84.47448
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ureka (Barge), U8894, sunk, 1 Nov 1883