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W. S. Carkin (Propeller), aground, 23 Nov 1887


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The Tug W.S. CARKIN is ashore at Presqu'Isle, 1 o'clock Saturday, A.M.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, November 25, 1887


The tug CARKIN was broken to pieces Sunday night at Presque Isle, above Alpena, where she went ashore Tuesday. She was built in 1875.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, November 29, 887


Tug W.S. CARKIN of 15 Tons. Built 1875. Home port East Saginaw. Owned by Cramm. Class A 2 and a half. On November 23, 1887 the tug went ashore on Lake Huron, and became a total loss. Property loss $4,000
      1887 Casualty List (Total loss)
      Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887 p.4



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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $4,000
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1887
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McN.W.13341
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. S. Carkin (Propeller), aground, 23 Nov 1887