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Passaic (Propeller), U19691, aground, 2 May 1891


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Detroit, May 4 - The PASSAIC and all 4 of her barges were aground on the head of Belle Isle Saturday night. The last of them was released this afternoon.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 5, 1891 2-2
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      Detroit, May 3 - The PASSAIC and 2 consorts, bound down ran on the head of Belle Isle last night. The steamer was released today. The barges are being lightered. The disaster is attributed to thick weather.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 3, 1891 7-1

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Detroit May 4 - The PASSAIC and all 4 of her barges were aground on the head of Belle Isle on Saturday night. The last of them was released this afternoon.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 4, 1891 7-2

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      Yesterdays arrivals included the PASSAIC and barges.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 7, 1891 2-2


      Steam screw PASSAIC. U. S. No. 19691. Of 531.61 tons gross; 411.92 tons net. Of 504 horse-power. Built Buffalo, N. Y., 1862. Home Port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1891
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18442
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.34004 Longitude: -82.98047
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Passaic (Propeller), U19691, aground, 2 May 1891