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Racine (Schooner), U21184, aground, 4 Jul 1892


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Port Huron, July 5. -- The schooner RACINE is ashore 15 miles above Point aux Barques and the crew have abandoned her. The barge AMERICAN GIANT is here leaking badly. A steam pump will be placed aboard and she will be towed to Buffalo by the tug WRIGHT.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      July 5, 1892
     
     
     
      It is reported that the schooner RACINE, ashore at Point aux Barques, was gotten off by the tug FRANK. She is not so badly injured. The RACINE is 48 years old and has stood many mishaps.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      July 6, 1892
     
     
     
      The reported release of the schooner RACINE at Point aux Barques was a mistake. She is still on the beach and is likely to go to pieces.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      July 7, 1892
     
     
Schooner RACINE. U. S. No. 21184. Of 168.17 tons gross; 159.77 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1844. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 106.4 x 23.7 x 9.7
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1890
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1892
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22269
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Racine (Schooner), U21184, aground, 4 Jul 1892