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