The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Port Huron (Propeller), U5392, aground, 28 Jun 1876


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ASHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR. -- A dispatch from Marquette, 28th says: "The propeller CITY OF PORT HURON, with the schooner DICTATOR in tow, which left here last evening, ran aground early this morning at Point au Sable, about sixty miles from here, during a heavy fog. Tug J. C. MORSE left here this evening to their assistance.
      Cleveland Herald
      Saturday, July 1, 1876
     
     
     
In order to release the CITY OF PORT HURON and barge DICTATOR, it is reported, 100 tons of ore were jettisoned from each craft.
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, July 6, 1876
     
     
Steam screw CITY OF PORT HURON. U. S. No. 5392. Of 411.02 tons. Home port, Port Huron, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871.
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1876
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22103
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.67219 Longitude: -86.14183
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of Port Huron (Propeller), U5392, aground, 28 Jun 1876