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Mattawan (Propeller), C71609, aground, 8 Oct 1888


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The propeller MATTAWAN and consort GIBRALTAR went ashore at Sanilac during the recent two day gale. Both are total losses.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      October 3, 1888


The crew of the steambarge MATTAWAN which went aground near Richmondville, about 8 miles south of Forestville, has been rescued.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, October 5, 1888
     
     
The propeller MATTAWAN, ashore at Port Sanilac is a total loss.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, October 12, 1888
     
     
Steamer MATTAWAN. Official Canada No. 71609. Built Montreal, 1874. of 612 tons. 143 x 26 x 10. DISPOSITION:- Sunk Sand Beach, Lake Huron, October 8, 1888.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930
     
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1888
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23781
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.57335 Longitude: -82.59354
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mattawan (Propeller), C71609, aground, 8 Oct 1888