The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
C. H. Miller (Canal Boat), fouled, 1 Jul 1848

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A WRECK.---On Saturday nighy inst., the steamer DETROIT, Capt. Benjamin, fell in with a wreck of Canal boat C.H. MILLER, on lake Huron, off Point Aux Barques, and took from her a small bureau, containing 27 sheets and 27 pillow cases, 8 towels and 3 table clothes, 1 table cover, and some other trifling articles. Captain Benjamin endeavored to take her in tow, but she was so much disabled he could not make a line fast to her. There was no person on board. She was full of water and had her stern torn out of her. The property above specified can be had of Capt. Benjamin, by those entitled to it.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday evening, July 7, 1848


The accident to the Canal boat MILLER, referred to a few days ago occurred by the owner of the boat hauling her up towards the steamer, and by some mismanagement getting her under the wales of the boat. The canal boat was a good and substantial one, and was built at Howell's Yard.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday evening, July 12, 1848

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William R. McNeil
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C. H. Miller (Canal Boat), fouled, 1 Jul 1848