Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Huron (Steamboat), sunk, 1865
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STEAMER HURON. - This steamer, which was sunk near Saginaw last year, has been raised and placed in dry dock at Bay City; and is to be put in running order. It is stated that she is to ply between this city and Saginaw, under command of Capt. Cole, her owner.
      Toledo Blade
      June 20, 1866

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      AFLOAT. - The steamer HURON, which had been lying sunk at Saginaw since last year was raised a few days since and is now at Bay City. She is to be rebuilt.
      The Buffalo Evening Post
      Friday, June 22, 1866

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      STEAMER HURON. - This steamer, about a month ago, met with an accident near the mouth of the Saginaw River, by striking a rock and sinking. Subsequently she was raised and taken to Bay City, and there, during the present season, has been rebuilt, from keel to her rail. She is commanded by Capt. D. Cole, and will ply between Saginaw and Toledo.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, October 11, 1866

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Reason: sunk
Remarks: Raised
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.41947 Longitude: -83.95081
William R. McNeil
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Huron (Steamboat), sunk, 1865