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Oconto (Propeller), U19369, overboard, 14 Apr 1884


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William Wolf, a colored deckhand, was drowned from the propeller OCONTO last night, just as the steamer was about to depart westward. - Detroit Report
      Marine Record
      April 17, 1884

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      The body of William Wolf, colored deck hand, who was drowned on the 14th. ult., from the propeller OCONTO, was fished up on Saturday by the tug QUICKSTEP which was dragging for an anchor. He was unmarried and without relatives here so far as is known.
      Marine Record
      May 8, 1884

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Steam screw OCONTO. U. S. No. 19369. Of 505.35 tonbs gross; 447.60 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1872. Home port, Harrisville, Mich. 143.0 x 32.0 x 10.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1835



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Reason: overboard
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1884
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16478
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Oconto (Propeller), U19369, overboard, 14 Apr 1884