RUSSELL, GEORGE D.
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|Name||RUSSELL, GEORGE D.|
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|History||First enrollment issued at Toledo, OH, July 14, 1870. Name changed at Port Huron, MI, April 1, 1890.
As GEORGE D. RUSSELL: When downbound with cargo of iron ore from Marquette, MI, and the middle of a three schooner tow behind tug WILLIAM GOODNOW, sunk in collision with propeller NORTHERNER off Garden River, near Little Lake George, St. Marys River; three lives lost. Enrollment surrendered at Cleveland, OH, June 30, 1883. Vessel reported being lightered by Captain Jex, of Toledo, OH, in fall 1889. Vessel redocumented at Port Huron, MI, on February 7, 1890.
As CHECOTAH: Stranded on Thunder Bay Island, Lake Huron, on May 28, 1899; released the following day.
|Disposition||Became waterlogged while in tow of propeller TEMPEST, October 30, 1906, and sank twelve miles northeast of Port Sanilac, MI, Lake Huron, and six miles from shore. Crew rescued by propeller WILLIAM A. PAINE.|
|Place Built||Toledo, OH|
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