The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. Clair (Barge), aground, 2 Oct 1888


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The barge St. CLAIR, formerly a steamer built in Montreal in 1854 and 270 tons burden, went ashore at 6 A. M. this morning, ½ mile above Port Sanilac and is now pounding on the beach. The life boat came within 100 yards of shore when it capsized and 5 drowned. Two were saved.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, October 2, 1888
     


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: 5
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1888
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23775
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.43086 Longitude: -82.54242
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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St. Clair (Barge), aground, 2 Oct 1888