The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Republic (Propeller), aground, 19 Oct 1905

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Mackinaw City, Oct. 21. - The steel steamer REPUBLIC, bound down with ore from Escanaba, is ashore on Major Shoal between this point and Mackinac Island. The steamer is on a rock bottom. Water is coming into the bottom. The wrecking
tug FAVORITE has been sent to her.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 21, 1905

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      REPUBLIC RELEASED. - After lightering about 700 tons of ore, the tug GENERAL released the steamer REPUBLIC from Major Shoals at 4 P.M. yesterday. The steamer is not leaking and will proceed to destination as soon as lightered cargo is released.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 23, 1905

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.81668 Longitude: -84.65921
William R. McNeil
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Republic (Propeller), aground, 19 Oct 1905