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Starucca (Propeller), U115381, aground, 15 Nov 1888

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STARUCCA Built 1875 Package Freight Prop. -Wood
U. S. No. 115381 1313 gt -1155 nt 218' x 34' x 13'
Stranded November 15, 1888, 10 miles east of Grand Marais, Mich., Lake Superior.
      Buffalo Dry Dock Co. Vessel Building Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.

The steamer STARUCCA is a total loss at Sault Ste. Marie.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, November 23, 1888
      Steam screw STARUCCA. U. S. No. 115381. Of 1,313. 09 tons gross; 1,155.20 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1875. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 218.0 x 34.0 x 13.0 Of 1,800 nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.67081 Longitude: -85.98517
William R. McNeil
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Starucca (Propeller), U115381, aground, 15 Nov 1888