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Kate Williams (Tug), aground, 27 Nov 1889

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Storm on the Lakes
Port Huron, Mich., Nov. 29. - Vessels caught out on Lake Huron during the heavy southeast gale of Tuesday night and Wednesday suffered severely. The barge J. H. RUTTER, in tow, lost her foremain and mizzenmasts; the steamer T. S. CHRISTIE and propeller CLARION are back here with shifted cargoes, and the tug KATE WILLIAMS went ashore above Point Edward. She was pulled off, but lost her smokestack and rudder. All arriving vessels report the gale as extremely severe. The wind has died away and some of the larger boats have gone up the the lake.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, November 29, 1889

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.005555 Longitude: -82.398611
William R. McNeil
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Kate Williams (Tug), aground, 27 Nov 1889