The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lycoming (Propeller), U140416, aground, 18 Sep 1887

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Cheboygan.---The propeller LYCOMING ran on the head of Stag Island Saturday night 10th. at 11 o'clock. She was lightered off by the schooner M.L. BRECK and ferry HOPE which were sent from Detroit to assist her. The propellers INDIA, WINSLOW and tug HAIGHT pulled at her without success. After being lightered she was pulled off by propeller LEHIGH, tugs PORTER, CASTLE, MOLLIE SPENCER, KITTY HAIGHT and HOPE.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Sept. 22, 1887

      LYCOMING Built August 14, 1880 Package Freight Propeller - Sub-contracted to Frederick N. Jones. Wood
U. S. No. 140416 1609 gt -1423 nt 251' x 36' x 15.3'
Reduced to bulk propeller in 1905.
Struck west pier at Rondeau, Ontario, Lake Erie, and burned, October 22, 1910.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.882777 Longitude: -82.463888
William R. McNeil
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Lycoming (Propeller), U140416, aground, 18 Sep 1887