Frank Moffatt (Tug), U9845, aground, 4 Jun 1878
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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.
Thursday, June 6, 1878
NOTE: -- A Detroit Free Press report gives the name of SAN DIAGO instead of SANTIAGO
Steam screw FRANK MOFFAT. U. S. No. 9845. Of 22.55 gross tons; 69.55 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich., 1869. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 101.3 x 20.9 x 11.4 and of 300 nominal horse-power.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes