The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ellen Stewart (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1854

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STEWART, ELLEN Schooner, together with schooners INO, LIZZIE THROOP, TWIN BROTHERS ashore at Grand Haven, Lake Michigan Property loss $5,000 (for all vessels)
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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From the lumber regions we learn that the schooners ENO, TWIN BROTHERS, LIZZIE THROOP, and ELLEN STEWART, which went ashore early in the week, on the north bar at Grand Haven, have not been got off up to Thursday, though all could be easily got afloat, with the exception of the ELLEN STEWART, of and from this city to Grand Haven, with 120 tons pig iron. Her mainmast has gone by the board, and her hull was breaking up. She will be a total loss. She was owned by A. Covert, Esq., of this city, and is insured for $3,000. The TWIN BROTHERS is reported full of water. - Chicago Journal
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, November 15, 1854

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The Chicago Journal learns from the lumber regions that the schooners reported ashore at Grand Haven last week, have been got off with the exception of the STEWART, which is a total wreck.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, November 27, 1854

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: pig iron
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.06307 Longitude: -86.22839
William R. McNeil
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Ellen Stewart (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1854