The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 12 May, 1900


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It is reported that an attempt will be made to secure the old schooner Porcupine, now in Spring lake, a relic of the Battle of lake Erie, for the Field Columbian museum of Chicago. The wreck is the property of Mr. Bulthouse, a mechanic, who says he will cut it up and pack it away, as the timbers are rotting rapidly in the open air. In cutting up some of the old vessel recently Mr. Bulthouse found sixty-seven shot and one bullet imbedded in the wood.


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
12 May, 1900
Local identifier:
GLN.5073
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 12 May, 1900