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Seguin (Propeller), aground, 31 May 1900


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Mackinaw City, May 30. - In a dense fog, the steel steamer SEGUIN, bound down light, ran ashore half a mile west of McGulpin's Point at 7 o'clock this morning. She struck a rocky bottom and ran out a foot forward. The wrecking tug FAVORITE has been ordered here from Cheboygan. The SEGUIN is a Canadian craft and is worth about $80,000.
      Saginaw Courier-Herald
      May 31, 1900

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Mackinaw City, May 30 - The stm. SEQUIN, which stranded at McGulpin's Pt. in the fog this morning, was released by the FAVORITE at 4:00 this afternoon.
While the steamer is not leaking, she is no doubt considerably damaged as she was on a rocky bottom and ran out 16 inches aft. The FAVORITE has taken the SEGUIN to St. Ignace where a diver will make an examination.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 31, 1900 8-1

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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1900
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15254
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.78029 Longitude: -84.79283
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Seguin (Propeller), aground, 31 May 1900