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Morning Lark (Scow), sunk, 16 Jul 1875


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The scow MORNING LARK, while sailing up the Detroit River yesterday, struck a rock and was capsized and sunk. She was laden with stone from the Islands for Detroit. The crew was rescued.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, July 17, 1875

     
      The scow MORNING LARK, which lately sunk at the Lime-Kiln Crossing, was raised this week after considerable difficulty and will likely be towed to Detroit today. The scow TOM LEWIS was used in raising her.
      Amherstburg Echo
      July 30, 1875
     
     
     
Fourteen tons of the twenty of stone on board the scow MORNING LARK, sunk at the Lime-Kiln Crossing, were recovered and loaded on the scow TOM LEWIS and IRON RAIL. The rest fell out when she was upset. She has been taken to Detroit.
      Amherstburg Echo
      August 6, 1875
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: stone
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20267
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.12588 Longitude: -83.13215
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Morning Lark (Scow), sunk, 16 Jul 1875