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Quebec (Propeller), C71212, aground, 9 Jul 1886


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The propeller QUEBEC is again in trouble. After months of trial and great expense in raising her from the bottom of the Sault she is now ashore at Presque Isle, Lake Huron. The tug INTERNATIONAL, while en route with her from Collingwood to this port, towed her on to the beach during thick weather at the place above stated. Being a Canadian tug the INTERNATIONAL dare not undertake the task of her relief. The tug GLADIATOR, which left here yesterday, will make an effort to release her, but with faint hopes of success.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Saturday. July 10, 1886

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      The propeller QUEBEC was released from where she went ashore at Presque Isle by the tug KATE WILLIAMS on Sunday last, receiving but little damage during her brief stay there. She arrived in the St. Clair River yesterday noon, and on her arrival here will be taken to the dry dock for repairs.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Tuesday, July 13, 1886

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QUEBEC, Canadian Official No. 71212, built Chathan, Ont., 1874. Wrecked St. Marys River July 16, 1885. Rebuilt as U.S. F.E. SPINNER.
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Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1886
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17641
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Quebec (Propeller), C71212, aground, 9 Jul 1886