The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cumberland (Propeller), U125918, aground, 2 Jun 1887


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Propeller CUMBERLAND, built 1881 and owned by Gilchrist. Home port, Vermillion, of 1,280 tons. Class A 1. On June 2, 1887 vessel with a cargo of coal, went ashore on Lake Superior. Got off with $1,500 damages to hull.
      I887 Casualty List (partial loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887


Steam screw CUMBERLAND. U. S. No. 125918. Of 1,601 tons gross; 1,280 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1881. Home port, Sandusky, Ohio. 251.5 x 38.3 x 19.7 Freight service. Crew of 15. Of 700 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,500
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1887
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.13467
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cumberland (Propeller), U125918, aground, 2 Jun 1887