The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Annie Sherwood (Schooner), U310, aground, 3 Oct 1871

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Schooner SHERWOOD, aground on Belle Isle.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      LIGHTERING. - The work of lightering the ANNIE SHERWOOD, aground on the head of Belle Isle, was progressing Wednesday, as fast as circumstances would permit It is stated that aside from getting on, she sustained no damage to her hull. It consumed the greater part of the night ere she was liberated. She had on board 38,915 bushels of wheat.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, October 6, 1871

Schooner ANNIE SHERWOOD. U. S. No. 310. Of 622.47 gross tons; 622.47 tons net. Built Fairport, O., 1866. Home port, Erie, Pa. 184.3 x 33.8 x 13.6.
      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: 42.34004 Longitude: -82.98047
William R. McNeil
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Annie Sherwood (Schooner), U310, aground, 3 Oct 1871