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George Presley (Propeller), U86038, aground, 2 Jun 1891


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Chicago, June 4. -- Advices to Chicago underwriters state today that the steamer GEORGE PRESLEY, ore laden, ashore at Sand Beach, Lake Huron, was scuttled by the captain to keep her from pounding to pieces. The sea was heavy and the damage could not be estimated. The PRESLEY is owned by Juluison and others of Cleveland, is valued at $120,000, and insured partly with Crosby & Macdonald.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, June 4, 1891
     


      Capt. J.H. Palmer, owner of the stm. PRESLEY, ashore on Hardwood Pt., left here tonight with the tug SEAGULL and wrecking outfit to release her.--Cleveland
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 5, 1891
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Steam screw GEORGE PRESLEY. U. S. No. 86038. Of 2,164 tons gross; 1,830 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1889. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 265.0 x 41.0 x 23.7 Passenger service. Crew of 15. Of 750 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
     


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Reason: aground
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1891
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14326
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.84168 Longitude: -82.6416
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George Presley (Propeller), U86038, aground, 2 Jun 1891