The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
L. M. Mason (Schooner), U14806, aground, 1 Oct 1871

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MASON, L.M. Schooner, on the beach near Lealand; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

The three masted schooner L.M. MASON recently ashore at Crane Island in the vicinity of Waugoshance Light House while in tow of the tug LEVIATHAN, which is about four miles from Cross Village, on Sunday morning last capsized in a heavy gale from the northwest and five of the crew were lost.
      Port Huron Times
      October 26, 1871
Schooner L.M. MASON. U. S. No. 14806. Of 249.73 tons gross; 237.25 tons net. Built Algonac, Mich., 1866. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 120.4 x 26.5 x 9.5.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: 4
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.02305 Longitude: -85.75981
William R. McNeil
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L. M. Mason (Schooner), U14806, aground, 1 Oct 1871