The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ira Chaffee (Propeller), U12131, aground, 1 Oct 1871


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STEAM PIPE BURST - The propeller IRA CHAFFEE recently burst her steam pipe and went ashore at Kalamazoo. She was lighted of a portion of her cargo and pulled off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday, October 28, 1871

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Steam screw IRA CHAFFEE. U. S. No. 12131. Of 193.62 tons gross; 116.12 tons net. Built Allegan, Mich., 1867. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15693
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.67669 Longitude: -86.21532
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
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Ira Chaffee (Propeller), U12131, aground, 1 Oct 1871