The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rosa Ann (Scow), U56347, capsized, 21 Jun 1878

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Port Huron, June 21. -- The scow ROSA capsized off Lexington in a gale today. All hands saved. The tug MARTIN has gone to her assistance.
Lexington, June 21. -- A small lumber scow, name unknown, capsized off this port this afternoon. Three men were taken off the hull by a passing vessel.
      Detroit Free Press
      Saturday, June 22, 1878
The mate of the steamer EVENING STAR, which arrived here last evening from Lexington, reports passing the capsized scow ROSA ANN, on Lake Huron, about four and a half miles below Lexington. The scow was lying on her port side with both spars carried away, and was drifting about the lake. Her cargo which consisted of forty cords of hard wood was lost.
      Detroit Free Press
      Sunday, June 23, 1878
Schooner scow ROSA ANN*. U. S. No. 56347. Of 39.28 tons gross. Home port, St. Clair, Mich.
      *Lost or otherwise out of service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.26808 Longitude: -82.53076
William R. McNeil
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Rosa Ann (Scow), U56347, capsized, 21 Jun 1878