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Fayette Brown (Schooner), U9748, aground, 1 Nov 1869

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      Disasters on Lake Huron - The Milwaukee Sentinel reports the following:
      The schr. FAYETTE BROWN, with 100 tons of hay from Cleveland for Escanaba, was beached Hammond Bay, and is full of water. She is a large and substantial vessel, quite new.
      Detroit Free Press
      November 24, 1869

BROWN, FAYETTE Schooner, cargo hay; ashore in Hammond's Bay; not yet off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

      Schooner FAYETTE BROWN. U. S. No. 9748. Of 553.35 tons gross; 525.08 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1868. Home port, Cleveland, O. 178.5 x 31.3 x 12.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Freight: hay
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.50835 Longitude: -84.08334
William R. McNeil
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Fayette Brown (Schooner), U9748, aground, 1 Nov 1869