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Java (Propeller), U75388, struck bottom, 14 May 1877


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The prop. JAVA, of the Commercial Line, struck off Grosse Point yesterday afternoon while coming down the river and started leaking. Although not very seriously damaged she was compelled to stop at Chesebrough's wharf, where she lightered some dundred barrels of flour and a number of tierces of lard, after which, by aid of pumps, control was gained over the leak and it was decided not to go into drydock here. She will proceed on to Buffalo in the morning where, after discharging her cargo, she will be docked. The java's cargo consists of corn and is not damaged by the accident.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 15, 1877

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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: struck bottom
Lives: nil
Freight: corn, flour, lard
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1877
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.16497
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.38615 Longitude: -82.91186
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Java (Propeller), U75388, struck bottom, 14 May 1877