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Alfred Mitchell (Propeller), U107551, aground, 4 Jul 1900


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The new wooden steamer ALFRED MITCHELL, built at St. Clair came to grief on her first trip, running aground at Bar Point Light on Wednesday. It is claimed that the steering gear broke, which rendered the boat unmanageable in the channel. The MITCHELL was released by the wrecker SAGINAW.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, July 5, 1900
     
     
Steam screw ALFRED MITCHELL. U. S. No. 107551. oF 1,751 gross tons; 1,550 tons net. Built St. Clair, Mich., 1900. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 255.0 x 39.5 x 21.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1901


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1900
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24455
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.055277 Longitude: -83.116388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alfred Mitchell (Propeller), U107551, aground, 4 Jul 1900