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.
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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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes