The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
H. S. Pickands (Propeller), U95836, broke machinery, 31 Aug 1887

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Grand Haven.---A telegram was received here yesterday stating that while off Point Au Sable Wednesday afternoon, the 31st. of August, the propeller H.S. PICKANDS became disabled. She was picked up by a tug and towed to Grand Haven, where she was put into Kirby's drydock for repairs. The PICKANDS was engaged in the iron ore carrying trade.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Sept. 8, 1887 p. 1

Steam screw H.S. PICKANDS. U. S. No. 95836. Of 625 tons gross; 505 tons net. Built Grand Haven, Mich., 1884. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 181.4 x 32.5 x 13.4 Passenger service. Crew of 13. Of 500 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1913

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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.67219 Longitude: -86.14183
William R. McNeil
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H. S. Pickands (Propeller), U95836, broke machinery, 31 Aug 1887