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Exile (Schooner), U8183, sunk, 26 Nov 1916


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EXILE Schooner, official U. S. Number 8183, built 1867, of 387 Tons Gross. With 7 persons on board on Nov. 26, 1916, vessel foundered 7 miles south of Sturgeon Point, Lake Huron, no lives lost, but vessel a total loss.
      Loss of American Vessels reported during 1917
      Merchant Vessel List of the U. S. for 1917



      LUMBER BARGE EXILE FOUNDERS: CREW IS SAFE.
      Alpena, Mich., Nov. 27. - The lumber barge EXILE, bound from this port for Cleveland, sprang a leak off Harrisville, thirty-four miles south of here, last night and was abandoned by its crew of seven men. The men, in small boats, landed at Harrisville suffering from cold. They said the vessel was breaking up.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 28, 1916

     
Schooner EXILE. U. S. No. 8183. Of 387 tons gross; 368 tons net. Built Huron, Ohio, 1867. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
152.5 x 29.8 x 11.2 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1915
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1916
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Local identifier:
McN.W.7416
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.71362 Longitude: -83.26997
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Exile (Schooner), U8183, sunk, 26 Nov 1916