The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Joe (Propeller), U76791, aground, 17 Sep 1903

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Holland, Mich., Sept. 18. -- The steamer JOE, bound from Saugatuck to Holland with a cargo of fruit, broke down in the heavy sea and went ashore 1½ miles south of this harbor. The life saving crew went to the assistance and rescued Capt. Upham and the crew.
      The deck load of the steamer was washed off and her upper works are breaking up.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, September 18, 1903

Steam screw JOE. U. S. No. 76791. Of 38.30 tons gross;30.88 tons net. Built Grand Haven, Mich. 1889. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 80.0 x 16.7 x 6.3
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.78752 Longitude: -86.10893
William R. McNeil
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Joe (Propeller), U76791, aground, 17 Sep 1903