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Gerritt Smith (Schooner), aground, 26 Oct 1884


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The schooner GERRIT SMITH has been abandoned at Crawford's Quarry, Lake Huron and is going to pieces. The small steam barge FERN owned by Arthur Hemunger of Algonac, is also ashore there but is being repaired.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, November 11, 1884
     
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SMITH, GERRIT Schooner. Home port, Chicago. On Oct. 26, 1884 vessel went ashore at Crawford's Quarry, Lake Huron, with a cargo of posts, and became a total loss. Cargo loss $800. Hull loss $6,667. Insurance $5,000.
      Disasters to Lake Shipping, 1884
      Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884


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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $6,667
Cargo: $800
Freight: posts
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1884
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8730
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.29613 Longitude: -83.42415
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gerritt Smith (Schooner), aground, 26 Oct 1884