The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. Albans (Propeller), aground, 11 Nov 1878


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Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 11. -- The propeller St. ALBANS, bound up, ran ashore on Fox Point Reef, 12 miles north of here, during the dense fog at 4 o'clock this morning. The tugs WELCOME and HAGERMAN were dispatched to her assistance, and pullled her off at noon, after lightering fifty tons of freight. A quantity of wood and a few packages of fish were jettisoned before the tugs arrived. The St. ALBANS was running under check when she went on, and, as there was no sea running she escaped injury.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Tuesday, November 12, 1878


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Newspaper
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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: freight
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22767
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.1714 Longitude: -87.88314
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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St. Albans (Propeller), aground, 11 Nov 1878