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Amazon (Propeller), aground, 1 Nov 1873


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Detroit, Nov. 2 - The steamer AMAZON, schooner E.J. JUDD and C.B. JONES, are
ashore on the north side of North Manitou.
      Toronto Mail
      Monday, November 3, 1873

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      Detroit, Nov. 9 - The steamship AMAZON which got ashore at Manitou, is a total loss.
      Toronto Mail
      Monday, November 10, 1873

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      The steam barge AMAZON was broken up after unsuccessful attempts by the wreckers to get her off.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, November 10, 1873

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      Detroit, Nov. 11 - The steamship AMAZON has been abandoned and the wreckers are returning.
      Toronto Mail
      Wednesday, November 12, 1873

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      The machinery of the steamship AMAZON which lies at Grand Haven will be raised the coming season.
      Chicago Inter-Ocean
      March 8, 1880

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      The barge OCEAN CITY, now lying here and owned by Buffalo parties, will have the boilers and engines of the Lake Michigan propeller AMAZON put into her this winter.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, February 2, 1880

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      Capt. Poetgather, master of the scow S.P. WILSON, which was lost at Grand Haven recently, says his vessel ran on the wreck of the steamship AMAZON, just south of the piers and became a total loss before an effort caould be made to release her. Thus it would seem that the AMAZON is a dangerous obstruction to navigation.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, October 28, 1885


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1873
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15718
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Amazon (Propeller), aground, 1 Nov 1873