The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alvin A. Turner (Propeller), U105227, aground, 1 Nov 1875

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Last Saturday night about 12 o'clock the small steam barge RED JACKET, loaded with stone from Marblehead for Dresden, ran aground a short distance below the Alexander House. The tugs TRACY and Kevill's lighter went up and she was got off about noon Sunday. The A. A. TURNER was also ashore near the same place on Sunday morning.
      Amherstburg Echo
      November 12, 1875

Steam screw ALVIN A. TURNER. U. S. No. 105227. Of 309 tons gross; 220 tons net. Built Trenton, Mich, 1873. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 135.2 x 26.0 x 11.5 Freight service. Crew of 9. Of 350 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.081944 Longitude: -83.125555
William R. McNeil
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Alvin A. Turner (Propeller), U105227, aground, 1 Nov 1875