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Leviathan (Propeller), U14612, aground, 20 Apr 1878

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A despatch from Cheboygan say the wrecking tug LEVIATHAN went ashore at Gull Island Reef, Friday night, in very bad condition. The tug CRUSADER left Cheboygan this morning to give assistance.
      Cleveland Herald
      April 23, 1878

      A telegram from Capt. Cyrus Sinclair, of the tug CRUSADER, states that he released the tug LEVIATHAN from Gull Island Reef; arrived at Cheboygan last night. The damage is not as large as expected.
      Cleveland Herald
      April 27, 1878

Steam screw LEVIATHAN. U. S. No. 14612. Of 232.44 tons gross; 129.05 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1857. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.7025 Longitude: -85.8387
William R. McNeil
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Leviathan (Propeller), U14612, aground, 20 Apr 1878