The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. P. March (Schooner), collision, 4 Jun 1878


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Port Huron, June 4. -- The schooner J. P. MARCH, in sailing in the river, ran into the G. T. ferry HURON, demolishing her pilot house, bridge, yawl boat and guards. The damage to the MARCH is not known.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, June 5, 1878
     
     
     
      Port Huron, June 5. -- The tug FRANK MOFFAT with schooners SANTIAGO, E. M. DAVIDSON and NELLIE WILDER, are all reported aground at the Southeast bend of the St. Clair River, two of the schooner s are minus their jibbooms, the other has her quarter stove in. The damage done to the Grand Trunk ferry boat, the HURON, will amount to about $900. Of the J. P. MARCH, her jibboom, bowsprit, anchor stock, cutwater, and everything forward is gone. Repairs will be made here. She attempted to sail in the river and became becalmed, drifting helplessly into the HURON.
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, June 6, 1878
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22508
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. P. March (Schooner), collision, 4 Jun 1878