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Jennie Briscoe (Propeller), sunk by collision, 26 Aug 1870


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Early Saturday morning, Aug. 26th, the prop. FREE STATE, bound down, collided with the stmb. JENNIE BRISCOE, about 16 miles below Detroit, near the upper dock, at Grosse Isle, sinking the barge. The captain of the barge, Francis Tufts, was drowned and the crew were taken off by the scow WM. PARKS and landed at Malden.
      The Geneva Times
      September 8, 1870 3-6

NOTE: the JENNIE BRISCOE is listed in the 1871 Merchant Vessels List, U. S.



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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: 1
Remarks: Rebuilt as HERALD
Date of Original:
1870
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20435
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.12532 Longitude: -83.15826
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Jennie Briscoe (Propeller), sunk by collision, 26 Aug 1870