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Frank W. Gifford (Schooner), U9752, aground, 31 May 1884


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GIFFORD, F.W. Schooner. Home port, Erie. On May 31, 1884, vessel went ashore with a cargo of ore, at Death's Door, Lake Michigan; got off with $1,500 damage to the hull. Insurance carried $16,000.
      Disasters to Lake Shipping, 1884
      Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884


Schooner FRANK W. GIFFORD. U. S. No. 9752. Of 397.80 tons gross; 377.91 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1868. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 160.0 x 31.2 x 11.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897


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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,500
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1884
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8643
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.29332 Longitude: -86.95873
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Frank W. Gifford (Schooner), U9752, aground, 31 May 1884