The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Satellite (Propeller), U22404, capsized / sunk, 9 Apr 1871


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The tug QUAYLE went down on Monday morning and as she passed her officers hailed the steamer HURON and informed them that she had on board the crew of the tug SATELLITE which sunk in Lake Huron Sunday night. All the crew were saved excepting the mate who was drowned. The name of the lost mate was Chester Stewart, who resided on Harsen's Island, near Algonac. He was a young man and just married a few weeks ago. Further information states that the SATELLITE sunk in 14 feet of water near Port Hope. The tug was preparing to take the schooner J.C. KING in tow when she capsized.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, April 13, 1871
     
     
Steam screw SATELLITE. U. S. No. 22404. Of 209.42 tons. Home port, Detroit, Mich. Of 440 horsepower. [nominal]
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871


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Reason: capsized / sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23396
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.94084 Longitude: -82.71271
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Satellite (Propeller), U22404, capsized / sunk, 9 Apr 1871