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Adriatic (Barge), aground, 29 Sep 1872


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Disasters on Lake Huron - Detroit, Oct. 1 - The disasters on Lake Huron on Saturday night and Sunday are much worse than on Lake Erie. Many lives were lost. The barge TABLE ROCK was wrecked on Tawas Point and all hands were lost but one man who came ashore on a piece of the wreck. The schooner WHITE SQUALL was sunk off Fish Point and only one man saved. The schooner NESHOTA was sunk at White Fish Point and five of her crew drowned. An unknown schooner on her beam eands and a propeller with a spar and her smokestack above water, were passed on Saginaw Bay. The schooner CORSAIR foundered off Highlands Sauble and only two men saved. The barges ADRIATIC and HUNTER are ashore at Green Bush. The barge A. LINCOLN is ashore at Sauble. The propeller DETROIT is a total loss at Green Bush. The brig GLOBE is sunk at Tawas. The schooner REBECCA is ashore at Alabaster.
      The Toronto Mail
      Wednesday, October 2, 1872

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      The big storm of Saturday the 28th and Sunday last; the tug SANDUSKY brought into Bay City the 21 survivors of the barges HUNTER and DETROIT. The schooner CORSAIR foundered off Sturgeon Point, Saginaw Bay at 4 A.M. Sunday morning, all hands were lost except 2. The barge A. LINCOLN is ashore one mile below Au Sable and her crew saved. The barge TABLE ROCK is ashore and gone to pieces on Tawas Point and all her crew except one were lost. The schooner WHITE SQUALL was sunk 10 miles off Fish Point and only one crewman saved. The schooner SUMMIT is ashore at Fish Point, 7 miles north of Tawas with 2 lives lost.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, October 2, 1872


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1872
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16007
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.58779 Longitude: -83.31636
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Adriatic (Barge), aground, 29 Sep 1872