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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
Lives: 4
Hull damage: $1,000
Cargo: $1,600
Freight: shingles
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1884
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8666
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kitty Grant (Schooner), capsized, 8 Oct 1884