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Columbian (Schooner), U4387, aground, 1 Nov 1869

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COLUMBIAN Schooner, cargo coal, ashore in the Straits; got off; towed to Detroit.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

      Marine Disasters. -- Detroit, Nov. 20. -- The following has been received from Lake Huron: The Schooner COLUMBIAN ashore and full of water, DUNCAN CITY and a bark supposed to be the GOLDEN WEST, are ashore above Presque Isle; bark ORIENTA, schooners PLYMOUTH ROCK, BAHAMA, and six others, named unknown, are ashore at the Straits of Mackinac, an unknown bark on the foot of Bois Blanc Island; scow MARIA, with a cargo of supplies for Alpena, a total loss; Skillagalee, supposed all hands lost......
      Toledo Blade
      November 22, 1869

Schooner COLUMBIAN. U. S. No. 4387. Of 356.18 tons gross; 338.38 tons net. Built Green Bay, Wis., 1864. Home port, Cleveland. 138.7 x 26.0 x 13.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Columbian (Schooner), U4387, aground, 1 Nov 1869