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Racer (Schooner), U21189, aground, 1 Nov 1869

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RACER Schooner, ashore in Hammond's Bay, Lake Huron; a total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

Disasters on Lake Huron - The Milwaukee Sentinel reports the following:
The brig RACER, loaded with iron ore from Marquette, is ashore in Hammond Bay, and a total wreck. Her owners are J.M. Lundy and Capt. Gilbert Hearns of Cleveland. The RACER was built at Buffalo in 1856, measured 377 tons burthen, rated B1, and was valued at $13,000.
      Detroit Free Press
      November 24, 1869

Schooner RACER. U. S. No. 21189. Of 257.79 tons. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.50835 Longitude: -84.08334
William R. McNeil
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Racer (Schooner), U21189, aground, 1 Nov 1869