The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Phil Sheridan (Propeller), U20301, aground, 1 Jun 1874

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The prop. PHIL SHERIDAN, Capt. Reed, during a dense fog last Thursday night, while on the passage to Lake Superior, ran ashore at Scare Crow Island, Lake Huron, where she remained until Friday afternoon, when a lighter from Alpena came to her relief, and in a short time effected her release without serious damage to her hull or cargo.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 12, 1874 3-5

Propeller PHIL SHERIDAN, ashore at Scarecrow Island, June 1874. Loss $300.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

Steam screw PHIL SHERIDAN. U. S. No. 20301. Of 710.90 tons. Home port, Detroit, Mich, Of 150 nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $300
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.91168 Longitude: -83.32886
William R. McNeil
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Phil Sheridan (Propeller), U20301, aground, 1 Jun 1874