Port Huron, May 6 - The wrecked schr. E.A. VICKERY arrived here today. She has been ashore on the north reef of Middle Island, where she stranded last Friday morning during a heavy snow storm. She had a full cargo of oats consigned to L. ALger, Smith & Co., Black River, of which 8,000 bushels were saved and landed there. The balance of her load, of which there was 14,000 bushels, is damaged and a loss. She will be repaired here. The tug SWAIN released her.
Buffalo Morning Express
May 7, 1884 5-5
VICKERY, A.E. Schooner. Home port, Chicago. On May 2, 1884 vessel went ashore on Middle Island, Lake Huron, with a cargo of oats; got off with cargo loss of $3,508. Hull loss $3,900. Insurance $27,000.
Disasters to Lake Vessels, 1884
Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884
Schooner J.B. PENFIELD. U. S. No. 13303, of 291.84 tons gross; 277.25 tons net. Home port, Chicago, Ill. Changed name to A.E. VICKERY on February 25, 1884.
List of Vessels Whose Names Have been
Changed under the Act of March 2, 1881
U. S. Merchant vessel List, 1885