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John Craig (Propeller), U76729, aground & sunk, 20 Oct 1895


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STEAMER JOHN CRAIG SUNK.
      Detroit, Oct. 21. - The steamer JOHN CRAIG struck at Ballard's Reef yesterday, knocking a large hole in her bottom and sinking in an hour. She was bound down with 74,000 bushels of grain, which was fully insured. There was no insurance on the CRAIG.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, October 21, 1895



Steam screw JOHN CRAIG. U. S. No. 76729. Of 2044 gross tons; 1596 tons net. Built Trenton, Mich., 1888. Home port, Cleveland, O. 275.0 x 41.6 x 20.4 Crew of 16. Of 1,000 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1903
     


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Reason: aground & sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1895
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19715
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.1556 Longitude: -83.12992
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John Craig (Propeller), U76729, aground & sunk, 20 Oct 1895