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Grace E. Ruelle (Propeller), U75977, sunk, 29 Jul 1899

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The tug GRACE A. RUELLE of Detroit, foundered on Saginaw Bay Saturday night. The Captein was drowned but the other crewman was rescued by the steamer RUST at noon Sunday.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, July 31, 1899

Tug GRACE RUELLE foundered on Saginaw Bay on July 29, 1899. Owned by A, Ruelle Jr., of Detroit. Approx., value of loss $600.
      casualty List for 1899 [total loss]
      Marine Review
      December 21, 1899
      Steam screw GRACE A. RUELLE.* U.S. No. 75977. Of 13.62 tons gross; 6.81 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y. in 1877. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 39.0 x 11.7 x 6.2
* Formerly steam screw JOHN NICE.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891

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Reason: sunk
Cargo: $600
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.75002 Longitude: -83.66664
William R. McNeil
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Grace E. Ruelle (Propeller), U75977, sunk, 29 Jul 1899