The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.48529 Longitude: -83.90945
William R. McNeil
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Metropolis (Schooner), U16414, aground, 9 May 1858