The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Belle Walbridge (Schooner), sunk, 8 Oct 1876


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The BELLE WALBRIDGE is reported ashore on the reef at North Bay, about 20 miles from Death's Door at the entrance to Green Bay.
      Port Huron daily Times
      Tuesday, October 10, 1876


      The BELLE WALBRIDGE struck a reef coming out of the Door; was run into North Bay to save her from sinking, and there she sank in eleven feet on a sandy bottom. The tug PROTECTION reached her yesterday noon, and immediately put a steam pump on her, and she ought to be here tomorrow morning.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, October 9, 1876
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1876
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21990
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.35252 Longitude: -83.50748
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Belle Walbridge (Schooner), sunk, 8 Oct 1876