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Fayette (Propeller), U120024, aground, 30 Nov 1873


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Detroit, Nov. 30 - The steam barge FAYETTE is ashore at Hammond Bay. She will be a total loss.
      The Toronto Mail
      Monday, December 1, 1873

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      Steam barge FAYETTE, of 356 tons. Owned Detroit. Bound from Detroit to Fayette, Mich., Nov. 1873 vessel went ashore near Hammond Bay, Lake Huron, a total loss. Loss to ship $40,000; loss to cargo $9,000. Insurance on ship $30,000; insurance on cargo $7,500.
      Marine Casualties of the Great Lakes
      1863 to 1873 Report of U. S. Coast Guard

     
     
Steam screw FAYETTE. U.S. No. 120024. Of 322.22 tons gross; 243.40 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio, 1n 1872. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 141.3 x 27.9 x 10.8 Of 296 nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1897.
     
     
     
      Steam screw MATHEW WILSON. * U.S. No. 120024. Of 322 tons gross; 243 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio, 1n 1872. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 141.3 x 27.9 x 10.8
      *Formerly steam screw FAYETTE.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1900


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1873
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15103
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.50835 Longitude: -84.08334
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fayette (Propeller), U120024, aground, 30 Nov 1873