The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Burlington (Propeller), collision, 9 Apr 1885


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Yesterday BURLINGTON and CHURCH were hit by the barge ALLEN and forced into Military Street bridge at Port Huron, cracking into the structure and completel blocking the river and disabling the bridge. The spring thaw is to blame.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, April 10, 1885

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Capt. H.N. Jex began this morning to remove the wreck of the barge DAN ALLEN lying in Black River near Bondy & Johnston's dry goods store. He is using dynamite.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, August 14, 1885

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NOTE. - The steambarge BURLINGTON had the barge CHURCH as consort.



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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1885
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17561
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Burlington (Propeller), collision, 9 Apr 1885