The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Grecian (Propeller), U86136, aground, 31 May 1892


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Detroit, May 31. - When steamer DENVER struck Fighting Island this morning she was under full headway and ran out about four feet on a clay bottom. Her cargo is now being lightened. Steamer GRECIAN, bound down with ore, is aground below Flats canal. She is being assisted by steamers of the same line and will soon be released.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Tuesday, May 31, 1892

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Detroit, June 1 - Steamer GRECIAN was released this morning after lightening considerable ore.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Wednesday, June 1, 1892

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Steam screw GRECIAN. U. S. No. 86136. Of 2,348 tons gross; 1,875 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1891. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 296.2 x 40.4 x 21.1 Crew of 20. Steel built. Of 1,280 indicated horsepower. Passenger service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1892
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17222
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Grecian (Propeller), U86136, aground, 31 May 1892