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China (Propeller), U5972, aground, 12 Jun 1878


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The propeller China ran aground in a fog at the Indiana Church on Walpole Island, St. Clair River. The propeller AVON attempted to pull her off, parting all her lines. The propeller SCOTIA took eighty tons of freight off and then pulled without success. She landed the freight here. The CHINA is on but three feet forward and one foot aft. The tug LIVINGSTON has been sent from Detroit with a hawser to her assistance.
      Cleveland Herald
      Friday, June 14, 1878
     
     

Port Huron, Mich., June 14. -- The propeller CHINA was released by the tug WINSLOW and Ferry EXCELSIOR. She arrived at six this morning.
      Cleveland Herald
      Saturday, June 15, 1878
     
     
Steam screw CHINA. U. S. No. 5972. Of 1,239.26. Home port, Erie, Pa.
      Merchant Steam Vessels, U. S., 1871
     
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22513
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.5675 Longitude: -82.495833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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China (Propeller), U5972, aground, 12 Jun 1878