Sam Flint (Schooner), U23660, aground, 23 Oct 1916
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FLINT, SAM Schooner, official U. S. Number 23660. Built 1868, of 499 Gross Tons. On Oct. 23, 1916 vessel with 6
persons on board stranded on Cockburn Island, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron. No lives were lost, but vessel was considered a total loss.
Loss of American Vessels Reported during 1917
Merchant Vessel List of the U. S. for 1917
BARGE FLINT, TOTAL LOSS.
According to advices from Alpena, Mich., the barge SAM FLINT, which went on the rocks in Missaugua Passage last Friday, is a total loss, having pounded herself to pieces. The crew was taken off and brought to Alpena on the yacht CRACKER JACK. Capt. Joseph Kirkendall commanded the FLINT.
The SAM FLINT was formerly owned by the Gilchrist Transportation Co. of Cleveland and sold some years ago to Capt. James Gillingham of Bayport.
Buffalo Daily Courier
November 3, 1916
Schooner SAM FLINT. U. S. No. 23660. Of 499 tons gross; 474 tons net. Built Toledo, Ohio, 1868. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 167.7 x 34.1 x 12.7 Crew of 5.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1915
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes