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St. Lawrence (Propeller), U116331, aground, 1 Dec 1998


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At Frankfort, the steamer St. LAWRENCE is fast going to pieces from the heavy seas. Wreckage from her forward and aft cabins is coming ashore. Hundreds of bushels of corn are being gathered along the beach by farmers and citizens for miles around.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, December 10, 1898
     
     
At Frankfort the steamer St. LAWRENCE has been abandoned.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, December 12, 1898


      The Crosby Transportation Co. is reported to have paid the underwriters $1,300 for everything of value in the wreck of the steamer LAWRENCE at Frankfort, Mich.
      The Marine Review
      June 8, 1899
     

E.G. Crosby & Co. Muskegon, Mich., advertise for sale elsewhere in this issue machinery from the wrecked steamers ST. LAWRENCE and H.A. TUTTLE, consisting of engines, boilers, steam steering engines,
      The Marine Review
      June 15, 1899
     

E.G. Crosby & Co. of Muskegon, Mich., offer machinery from the wrecked steamers ST. LAWRENCE and H.A. TUTTLE, consisting of engines. boilers, steam steering engines, steam windlasses etc.
      The Marine Review
      August 17, 1899


Steam screw St. LAWRENCE. U. S. No. 116331. Of 1437 gross tons; 1030 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1890. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 239.2 x 41.1 x 20.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898
     


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Reason: aground
Freight: corn
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1998
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24434
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.63361 Longitude: -86.23454
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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St. Lawrence (Propeller), U116331, aground, 1 Dec 1998