Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Huron (Steamboat), broke machinery, 24 Nov 1871
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Steamer HURON, broke cylinder and engine on Lake Huron, and lays up at Detroit.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      STEAMER HURON DISABLED. - The steamer HURON, while off Lexington, Friday morning, about 4 o'clock, broke her cylinder and other parts of her engine, and while lying disabled was run into by the schooner ELLA TURNER, in tow of the tug KATE MOFFATT, receiving some injuries on her port side. The headgear of the schooner was carried away.
The HURON was brought into the river by the steamer MARINE CITY. - Port Huron Times, 25th.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, November 28, 1871

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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.26808 Longitude: -82.53076
William R. McNeil
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Huron (Steamboat), broke machinery, 24 Nov 1871