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City of Concord (Propeller), U5538, aground, 7 Jul 1886


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The propeller MISSOURI with three barges in tow went ashore during a fog Wednesday at Sleeping Bear, and in close proximity to the CONCORD, reported elsewhare stranded at that place. The steamer and her tow had no cargo.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Friday, July 9, 1886

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The propeller CONCORD with the schooner F.J. DUNFORD in tow, both grain laden, went ashore early Wednesday morning during thick weather at Sleeping Bear, Lake Michigan. The coast there is a dangerous one, abounding with quicksands, and the recovery of property very doubtful.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Friday, July 9, 1886

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      The propellers MISSOURI and CITY OF CONCORD, as also the six barges which went ashore at Sleeping Bear, were got afloat by the steamer CHAMPLAIN after six hours hard work on Friday. The amount of damage is at present unknown.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Sunday, July 11, 1886


Steam screw CITY OF CONCORD. U. S. No. 5538. Of 385 tons gross; 282 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1868. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 135.2 x 25.8 x 11.0 Crew of 11. Freight service. Of 380 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1886
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17636
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of Concord (Propeller), U5538, aground, 7 Jul 1886