The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Silvanus J. Macy (Propeller), gale damage, 13 Sep 1892

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Port Huron, Sept. 15. -- The schooner DANFORTH, in tow of the tug RUNNELS, ran into the dock at Point Edward, carrying away everything forward. Loss $700.
      The steamer MACY lost her shoe on Saginaw Bay in Tuesday's gale and will be repaired here.
      The barge ROBERTS, in tow of the steambarge TEMPEST, collided with the schooner MAGEE, lying at anchor, mistaking the stern light on the MAGEE for the light on the steambarge. The MAGEE was badly cut up.
      The schooner QUEEN OF THE LAKES lost her deckload of lumber and the schooner MARY lost her deckload of ties in a gale.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, September 15, 1892

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Reason: gale damage
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.75002 Longitude: -83.66664
William R. McNeil
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Silvanus J. Macy (Propeller), gale damage, 13 Sep 1892