Egyptian (Propeller), U8988, aground, 4 Jun 1878
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Port Huron, June 6. -- On Tuesday evening the steam-barge EGYPTIAN and consort and another schooner were ashore a short distance from Sault Ste. Marie, on Lake Superior. The tug CUSHING was working to release them. No further particulars. The weather was very foggy on lake Superior all last night.
Detroit Free Press
June 7, 1878
Steam screw EGYPTIAN. U. S. No. 8988. Of 1429.78 tons gross; 1206.18 tons net. Built Black River, Ohio, 1873. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 232.4 x 36.2 x 14.0 Of 708 nominal horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes