Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Swallow (Propeller), U115184, aground, 2 Oct 1891
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The steambarge SWALLOW is ashore and full of water at Michael's Bay, Manitoulin Island. Assistance will probably be sent from Port Huron. She registers 200 tons and is valued at $10,000.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Saturday, October 3, 1891

      Port Huron, Oct. 13. -- The steambarge SWALLOW arrived here today with a steam pump on board. She has been ashore in Michael's Bay.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Tuesday, October 13, 1891

Steam screw SWALLOW. U. S. No. 115184. Of 256.67 tons gross; 203.42 tons net. Built Trenton, Mich., 1873. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 133.8 x 25.8 x 10.8 Of 175 Nominal horse-power
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.590277 Longitude: -82.109166
William R. McNeil
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Swallow (Propeller), U115184, aground, 2 Oct 1891