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Benton (Propeller), leaking, 1 May 1879


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A STARTLING REPORT. -- The propeller St. JOSEPH arrived down at 7 o'colck last evening. Her officers report the propeller BRNTON sunk at Tawas, having struck a rock while entering the harbor there. There are dispatches elsewhere announcing that the BENTON is in trouble, but nothing so serious as the above intimates.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Saturday, May 3, 1879
     


Tawas City. -- May 3. The propeller BENTON broke her wheel and loosened her stern bearings in Saginaw River last night. She arrived here leaking badly. The steamer KEWEENAW will tow her to Port Huron in the morning to be docked.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Monday, May 5, 1879


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: leaking
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1879
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.25158
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.26946 Longitude: -83.5147
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Benton (Propeller), leaking, 1 May 1879