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Port Huron (Barge), U54531, sunk, 1 Jul 1904

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Whilr working on the Corsica Shoals near Port Huron yesterday afternoon, the big dredge PORT HURON, sprung a leak and went to the bottom in the Rapids just below Fort Gratiotlight, before tugs could tow her into the river. She will not obstruct navigation, as she lies close to shore. She is owned by the Duluth Dredge & Dock Co.
      Buffalo Evening News
      July 2, 1904

The Lake Superior Construction Company will start Monday to raise the deedge PORT HURON, which recently sank in the Rapids below Fort Gratiot Light, at Port Huron.
      Buffalo Evening News
      July 8, 1904

Barge PORT HURON. U. S. No. 54531. Of 151 tons gross; 151 tons net. Built 1891 at Port Huron, Mich, Home port, Duluth, Minn. Crew of 8.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904

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Reason: sunk
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William R. McNeil
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Port Huron (Barge), U54531, sunk, 1 Jul 1904