The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ontonagon (Propeller), U18963, sunk by collision, 1880


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Detroit Free Press. -- Last summer the steambarge J. S. FAY, ran into and sunk the steambarge ONTONAGON as the latter was leaving the wharf at Port Huron. The case was tried Thursday before Judge Brown, Commander Watson, of the lighthouse department, and Captain Joseph Nicholson, acting as Trinity masters. It was decided that the FAY was in fault, and Commissioner Davis was appointed to compute the damage.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, May 23, 1881


Steam screw ONTONAGON.* U. S. No. 18963. Of 377.71 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1856. Home port, East Saginaw, Mich.
      * denotes vessel Lost, Wrecked or otherwise out of service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884


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Reason: sunk by collision
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1880
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21823
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ontonagon (Propeller), U18963, sunk by collision, 1880