Kitty Grant (Schooner), capsized, 8 Oct 1884
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The schooner KITTIE GRANT of Pentwater with 4 aboard is presumed lost on Lake Michigan Wednesday night. She was bound from Pentwater to Chicago with shingles.
Port Huron Daily Times
Monday, October 13, 1884
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GRANT, KITTIE Schooner. Home port, Saugatuck. On Oct. 7th. 1884 the little schooner left Pentwater for Chicago, with a cargo of shingles. That night a terrible gale sprung up from the northeast. Several days later the schooner was found floating about the lake, bottom upwards. Her crew of four men perished. Loss to cargo $1,600. Loss to hull $1,000. Insurance Nil.
Disasters to Lake Shipping, 1884
Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884
NOTE:-- Dropped from 1885 Merchant Vessel List, U.S.
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- Reason: capsized
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Total loss
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes