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Three Brothers (Schooner), U24987, aground, 1 Jun 1884

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The tug WINSLOW has gone to the relief of the schr. THREE BROTHERS, stranded on Porcupine shoals, Lake Superior, as noted a few days since.
      The schr. THREE BROTHERS, the stranded craft noted elsewhere, has on board a cargo of stone valued at $4,000 taken on from the islands in Lake Erie.
      Detroit News
      June 3, 1884 4-3

THREE BROTHERS Schooner. Home port, Lorain. On June 1,1884 vessel went ashore at the Porcupines, Lake Superior with a cargo of stone; got off with loss to hull $6,000, and in cargo, $2,500. Insurance $ 10,500
      Disasters to Lake Shipping, 1884
      Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884

Schooner THREE BROTHERS. U. S. No. 24987. Of 349 tons gross; 332 tons net. Built Black River, Ohio, 1873. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 136.5 x 25.9 x 12.0 Crew of 5.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $6,000
Cargo: $2,500
Freight: stone
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
William R. McNeil
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Three Brothers (Schooner), U24987, aground, 1 Jun 1884