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Arundell (Propeller), U105784, aground, 17 Nov 1883


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The Mail steamer ARUNDELL, bound from Bay City to Alpena, the second mate being in charge while the captain was at supper, mistook Harman City Light, for Alpena, and the Arundell is aground on the rocks. They telegraphed here for a tug. The SPRAGUE went to their assistance, but they refused to be pullled off, and waited the arrival of the steamer METROPILOS from Bay City, which transferred the freight off this morning. Damage unknown.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, November 21, 1883
     

East Tawas, Mich., Nov. 20. -- The mail steamer ARUNDAL, bound from Bay City to Alpena, [the secone mate in charge - Captain to supper], mistook Harman City light for Alabaster; and ran aground on the rocks. She telegraphed here and the tug SPRAGUE went to her assistance. She refused to be pulled off, and waited for the arrival of the steamer METROPOLIS, which transferred the freight and got her off this morning. Damage unknown.
      J.W. Hall Great Laked Marine Scrapbook, November, 1883
     


     
Steam screw ARUNDELL. U. S. No. 105784. Of 306.12 tons gross; 199,18 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1878. Home port, Bay City, Mich. 136.6 x 23.4 x 11.0 Of 220 Nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: mail
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21965
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Arundell (Propeller), U105784, aground, 17 Nov 1883