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Lady Franklin (Propeller), U14827, aground, 27 Sep 1872

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Disasters In The Sault River.- The propeller LADY FRANKLIN, having in tow the schooner A. H. MOSS and scow MOSES GAGE, grounded in Neebish, causing considerable damage to the MOSS, also to the steamer and scow. They had not been liberated when the propeller ARCTIC passed that way. The schooner E. R. TURNER laden with railroad iron for Ashland, while being towed up the river, grounded, sustaining severe injuries to her build and causing a bad leak. She has since reached her destination.
      Detroit Free Press
      October 18, 1872 3-3

Propeller LADY FRANKLIN. U. S. No. 14827. Of 341 tons. Built Chicago, Ill., 1861. First home port, Chicago, Ill. DISPOSITION:-- Burnt Nov. 7, 1877. Rig changed to barge Dec. 3, 1882.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 - 1868

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.35007 Longitude: -84.09994
William R. McNeil
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Lady Franklin (Propeller), U14827, aground, 27 Sep 1872