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Rocket (Scow), U56542, capsized, 29 May 1882


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The hooker ROCKET with shingles from Manistee to Charlevoix capsized about 1 a.m. Tuesday four miles abreast of Frankfort. The tug HALL found the craft and towed her inside. She is split open and is a total wreck. The crew were rescued.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, June 1, 1882
     
     
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Schooner ROCKET. U. S. No. 56542. Of 19.46 gross tons. Built Sand Beach, Mich., 1879. Home port, Sand Beach, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884
     
     
NOTE: -- The ROCKET, U 56542, is the only possible vessel to fit the casualty ?
     


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: capsized
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1882
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23513
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.63361 Longitude: -86.23454
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rocket (Scow), U56542, capsized, 29 May 1882