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Delaware (Propeller), U6961, aground, 25 Jul 1878


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The new propeller DELAWARE ran aground between the harbor piers at Milwaukee on Tuesday. Two tugs and two propellers made futile efforts to release her. She was finally got off by lightering.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      July 25, 1878 3-6



Steam screw DELAWARE. U. S. No. 6961. Of 1,731.70 tons gross; 1,526.53 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1878. Home port, Erie, Pa.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15336
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Delaware (Propeller), U6961, aground, 25 Jul 1878