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United Empire (Propeller), C80776, aground, 13 Jul 1893

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Port Huron, July 13. -- The steamer UNITED EMPIRE in hard aground on Middle Ground opposite Port Edward. The tug HAIGHT pulled on her all morning, but was unable to release her. She was loaded with flour and grain from Duluth to Port Edward, and will have to be lightered.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, July 13, 1893
Steam screw UNITED EMPIRE. Official Canada No. 80776. Of 1961 gross tons; 1296 tons reg. Built at Sarnia, Ont., in 1882. Home port, Sarnia, Ont. 258.8 x 36.0 x 15.0
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada, on Dec. 31, 1886

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: flour & grain
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
William R. McNeil
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United Empire (Propeller), C80776, aground, 13 Jul 1893