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Merrimac (Propeller), aground, 18 Oct 1892


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Escanaba, Oct. 19. -- The steamer MERRIMAC, ore laden, is ashore near the flat buoy at Death's Door. A wrecking tug and outfit left here yesterday for the rescue. This is the first wreck of the season at Death's Door.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Wednesday, October 19, 1892
     
     
     
Escanaba, Oct. 20. -- The steamer MERRIMAC arrived here at noon yesterday and loaded 800 tons of ore, having jettisoned that amount while stranded near Death's Door. The boat seemed to be little damaged.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, October 20, 1892


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1892
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.22452
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.29332 Longitude: -86.95873
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Merrimac (Propeller), aground, 18 Oct 1892