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.
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
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- William R. McNeil
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