The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit (Schooner), U157157, 1885


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The schooner DETROIT is sunk in deep water just outside Summer Island in Lake Michigan. The crew are safe. She was formerly the MARY BATTLE built at St. Catharines in 1872.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, November 10, 1886

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      Schooner DETROIT, formerly the MARY BATTLE, ore laden, experienced a heavy westerly gale and high seas, and foundered November 4, 1886. Estimated value of vessel and cargo $15,000.
      Report of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

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Schooner DETROIT. U.S. No. 157157. Of 316.20 tons gross; 300.39 tons net. Built 1872 [foreign built] Home port, Detroit Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886

     
     
      Bark MARY BATTLE. Canadian official Number 85418. of 316 tons register. Built 1872 at St. Catharines, Ont. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 139.0 x 23.3 x 11.0 Owned by James Battle of Thorold, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of
      the Dominion of Canada, on Dec, 31, 1886
     
     
     
Schr. MARY BATTLE.* Canada official Number 85418. 316 tons. Built 1872 St. Catharines, Ont. 139.0 x 23.3 x 11.0.
      * Renamed DETROIT - U. S. - 1885 [ U. S. No. 157157]
      Herman Runge List
     
     
     
     
     


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ex MARY BATTLE
Date of Original:
1885
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McN.R.285
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Detroit (Schooner), U157157, 1885