SS Joseph L. Hurd

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SS Joseph L. Hurd was a wooden steam ship built in Detroit, Michigan, in 1869.[1]

Career[change | change source]

The Joseph L. Hurd was first used in Detroit on September 15, 1869,[1] starting on the Detroit and Saginaw route.[2] She later crashed with the Cayuga in 1895, sinking the newer steel ship and killing one crew member.[3] The Joseph L. Hurd started carrying stone in October 1904,[2] and she became a barge in 1907.[1]

Beaching[change | change source]

Joseph L. Hurd was beached in September 1913 and has not been used since then.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "HURD, JOSEPH L. - Historical Collections of the Great Lakes". greatlakes.bgsu.edu. Retrieved 2021-01-20.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Joseph L. Hurd (1869) - WI Shipwrecks". www.wisconsinshipwrecks.org. Retrieved 2021-01-20.
  3. "Cayuga | Straits of Mackinac Shipwreck Preserve". www.straitspreserve.com. Retrieved 2021-01-20.