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F. C. Leighton (Schooner), sunk, 1 Oct 1875


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The schooner F.C. LEIGHTON carrying ore struck a rock and sunk in the Sault River a few miles from Detour. A tug is on the way to raise her.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, October 20, 1875



On Tuesday last the schooner F. C. LEIGHTON, was ashore in the Sault River near Detour, she having struck a rock and sunk. The tug GLADIATOR went to her aid with a steam pump. The LEIGHTON is owned in Port Huron and had on board a cargo of ore.
      Toronto daily Globe
      Friday, October 22, 1875
     


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Reason: sunk
Freight: ore
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20276
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.99446 Longitude: -83.90278
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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F. C. Leighton (Schooner), sunk, 1 Oct 1875