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T. W. Snook (Propeller), U24949, struck pier / sunk, 22 Nov 1883

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South Haven, Mich., Nov. 22. -- The propeller T.W. SNOOK, of Whitehall, bound from Chicago to White Lake, on her last trip of the season, ran here for shelter during a severe blow early this morning. In making the harbor she struck against the corner of the south pier and stove a hole in her starboard side, and sunk just inside the harbor in eighteen feet of water. The services of a diver and steam-pump will probably be needed to raise her. Inter Ocean.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, November, 1883

Steam screw T.W. SNOOK. U. S. No. 24949. Of 168.54 tons gross; 124.9 tons net. Built Mount Clemens, Mich., 1873. Home port, Montague, Mich. 133.0 x 24.0 x 9.0 Of 112 nominal horse-power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.40309 Longitude: -86.27364
William R. McNeil
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T. W. Snook (Propeller), U24949, struck pier / sunk, 22 Nov 1883