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C. H. Starke (Propeller), U125945, aground, 28 Oct 1883


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Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 28. -- The steambarge C.H. STARKE, lumber-laden from Muskegon for Chicago, went ashore at North Point during a heavy fog tonight. She is on a very rocky bottom, and if released will be considerably damaged. Three tugs with hawsers and lighters and the life-saving crew have gone to her. She was endeavoring to make this port when she went on. - - Inter Ocean.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, October, 1883



Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 29 - The steambarge STARKE was released from the rocks after part of her deck-load had been thrown overboard, and she was placed in dry-dock. her bottom was little damaged. Considerable of the lumber was recovered, but there will be considerable loss. There was no insurance on the vessel. - Inter Ocean.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, October, 1883
     

Steam screw C.H. STARKE. U. S. No. 125945. Of 317.98 tons gross; 266.71 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis, 1881. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 149.0 x 30.0 x 9.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24270
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.06446 Longitude: -87.86897
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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C. H. Starke (Propeller), U125945, aground, 28 Oct 1883