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Harvest Home (Schooner), master killed, 9 Oct 1872


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A Lake Captain Killed.- Captain Roche, a well known vessel master, and in command of the schooner HARVEST HOME, met his death on the 6th inst. at Marquette under the following circumstances: He was standing on the ore dock, looking down to the deck of his vessel, some forty feet below, when he fell, striking the rail, and thence into the water and was killed instantly. He was a resident of Cleveland, to which point his remains will be taken for interment.
      Detroit Free Press
      October 9, 1872 3-3


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Reason: master killed
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1872
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20902
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.54354 Longitude: -87.39542
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Harvest Home (Schooner), master killed, 9 Oct 1872