The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Clarion (Propeller), U125937, aground, 25 Oct 1881


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Detroit, Mich., Oct. 25. -- The Anchor Line steamer CLARION was wrecked on the rocks at Lime Kiln Crossing this morning, and now lies in eighteen feet of water. The crew was saved.
      Later -- The new iron propeller CLARION, of the Anchor Line, bound up, coal laden, at daylight this morning struck on the Lime Kiln Crossing. Latest reports say her bottom is torn out, and she filled in twenty minutes. She is beached at Grosse Isle, a mile above the Lime Kilns,
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, October, 1881
     
     
     
      Steam screw CLARION. U. S. No. 125937. Of 1711.97 tons gross; 1513.33 tons net. Built Wyandotte, Mich., 1881. Home port, Erie Pa. 240.0 x 36.0 x 15.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1881
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24090
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.12588 Longitude: -83.13215
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Clarion (Propeller), U125937, aground, 25 Oct 1881