The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mary B. Hale (Schooner), U16313, aground, 9 Sep 1871

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Schooner MARY B. HALE, cargo coal, ashore at Euclid, Ohio; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

ANOTHER STORM. - A dispatch from Cleveland says: "Another very severe storm took place on Saturday night and Sunday morning. The schooner MARY B. HALE left this port for Buffalo with a cargo of coal on Saturday, and went on the bar at the mouth of Euclid Creek, twelve miles east of Cleveland. On Sunday morning a tug with a life boat went from here to her assistance, and found the vessel sunk in 12 feet of water and crew in communication with the shore.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, September 11, 1871

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THE HAIL IN PORT. - The schr. MARY B. HALE, which went ashore near Cleveland arrived here Saturday in tow of the propeller IRON CITY. She had a steam pump on board. After her coal is unloaded she will go into dry dock.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, September 18, 1871

Schooner MARY B. HALE. U. S. No. 16313. Of 248.90 tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S,. 1867
Schooner MARY B. HALL. U. S. No. 16313. Of 248.90 tons gross; 236..46 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1857. Home port, Racine, Wisc. 123.0 x 28.0 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886
NOTE:-- While some of the Merchant Vessel Lists, [like the one above] called the vessel MARY B. HALL, her proper name was HALE.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.5931 Longitude: -81.52679
William R. McNeil
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Mary B. Hale (Schooner), U16313, aground, 9 Sep 1871