The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John Tibbetts (Schooner), U13299, sunk, 23 May 1883

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Greenhaugh's steam lighter went to Fairport last night to work on the Schooner TIBBITS, which sunk at that port Monday night. Her cargo of stone for the Fairport pier extention will be lightered, and the centrifugal pump on the steam lighter will be used to pump her out. The TIBBITS was leaking when she arrived at Fairport. - Cleveland Report.
      Marine Record
      May 26, 1883


Greenhaugh's steam lighter has returned from Fairport, having raised the Schooner TIBBITS and got her safely inside. The deck load of stone, was first lightered, the centrifugal pump was then put to work, and the stone in her hold taken out as fast as the water was lowered. The leak was discovered to be under the garboard streak, one end of which had loosened. The TIBBITS will be towed to Cleveland for repairs as soon as possible.
      Marine Record
      June 2, 1883

Schooner JOHN TIBBETTS. U. S. No. 13299. Of 149.07 tons gross. Built Clayton, N.Y., 1863. Home port, Lorain, O.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: stone
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
William R. McNeil
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John Tibbetts (Schooner), U13299, sunk, 23 May 1883