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R. N. Rice (Barge), U21191, aground, 2 Oct 1888


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The tow-barge discovered by the lifesaving crew yesterday is the R.N. RICE, of Michigan City, which was abandoned by the stm. HURON CITY. She is ashore just north of the harbor here, loaded with 800,000 ft. of lumber.
      Detroit News
      October 2, 1888
     

The R.N. RICE of Michigan City is ashore just north of Holland harbor, loaded with 600,000 feet of lumber.
      Port Huron daily Times
      Tuesday, October 2, 1888

     
     
R.N. RICE Built 1867 Sidewheel Passenger - Wood
U.S. No. 21191 1096 gt - nt 250.0 x x 32.0 x x 13.0
Reduced to barge in 1877. Waterlogged and ashore 4 miles north of Holland, Mich., Lake Michigan, October 1, 1888, a total loss.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Master Shipbuilding list
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.


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Reason: aground
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1888
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14607
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.78752 Longitude: -86.10893
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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R. N. Rice (Barge), U21191, aground, 2 Oct 1888