The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Selden E. Marvin (Schooner), U115771, collision, 2 Jun 1892

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Port Huron, June 2 - Steamer GLADSTONE, bound up, broke her port wire while going down the Rapids and ran across tow line of the barge MARVIN of the ED SMITH's tow. The MARVIN struck the GLADSTONE forward of the boiler house on the starboard side, breaking GLADSTONE's throttle valve of blow off pipe. It will take 3 days for repairs. Stem of the MARVIN was broken.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      June 2, 1892

Schooner barge SELDEN E. MARVIN. U. S. No. 115771. Of 618 gross tons; 587 tons net. Built Toledo, Ohio, 1881. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 174.6 x 33.2 x 12.2 Crew of 10.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1913

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Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
William R. McNeil
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Selden E. Marvin (Schooner), U115771, collision, 2 Jun 1892