Metropolis (Schooner), U16414, aground, 9 May 1858
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Schooner METROPOLIS, cargo wheat, ashore on Forty Mile Point, Lake Huron, jettisoned about 7,600 bushels and got off. Property loss 6,300.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)
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The schooner METROPOLIS, which passed down yesterday, got aground on Forty
Mile Point, Lake Huron, and was obliged to jettison 5,000 bushels of wheat in order to
get off. Her hull was uninjured. She loaded at Chicago for Buffalo. - Detroit Advertiser
Buffalo Daily Courier
May 10, 1858
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Schooner METROPOLIS. U. S. No. 16414. Of 245.94 tons gross; 233.64 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1857. Home port, Chiacgo, Ill. 124.7 x 28.2 x 11.1.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes