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William R. Hanna (Scow), U26669, capsized, 1 Dec 1878


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REPORTED WRECK OF THE "HANNA" - The Port Huron Times says: The report is current at this port that the scow Wm. R. HANNA, commanded by Capt, George Bedford, was capsized on Lake Huron during the heavy blow of last week and that Captain Bedford and his whole family were drowned. Nothing positive can be learned, however.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Saturday, December 7, 1878



NAME: W. R. HANNA
RIG: Schooner (Pre-list; 1869); Scow schooner (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878;
1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883); Schooner (1884; 1885
OFFICIAL NO: 26669
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 84.0
BEAM: 21.0
DEPTH: 5.0
GROSS: 86.16 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-
81; 1882; 1883); 186.16 (1884; 1885
NET:
YEAR BUILT: 1857
STATE: MI
CITY: Port Huron
HOME PORT: Sandusky, OH (Pre-list); Port Huron, MI (1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877;
1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882); Toledo, OH (1883; 1884; 1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883; 1884; 1885
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Newspaper
Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: capsized
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1878
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.20626
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William R. Hanna (Scow), U26669, capsized, 1 Dec 1878