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Nahant (Propeller), U18766, aground, 6 Jun 1879


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The steambarge NAHANT ran so hard on a reef, ten miles from Escanaba Friday evening that she got out two feet and six inches forward. A Tug and lighter were immediately procured and about 500 tones of ore were lightered before she was got afloat.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, June 13, 1879


Steam screw NAHANT. U. S. No. 18766. Of 1204.18 tons gross; 1038.10 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1873. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 213.3 x 35.0 x 16.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1879
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.15331
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.74525 Longitude: -87.06458
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Nahant (Propeller), U18766, aground, 6 Jun 1879