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Richard Winslow (Schooner), U110003, aground, 1 Sep 1883

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Mr. Dunham yesterday received the following from the Captain of the schooner PENSAUKEE, ashore and full of water on Cheboygan Point:
      Cheboygan, Mich., Sept. 10. -- J.S. Dunham, Chicago: I have got large tug CHAMPION here, and a small tug to dredge. Have seven feet of water under bow. Found rock under bow. Got a steam-pump this morning. Think she will come off. Let me know where you want me to take her if I get her off. -- O.E. Lawson.
The large four-masted schooner RICHARD WINSLOW, ashore and sunk, is insured against total loss and general average only.
Toledo, O., Sept. 10. -- The LAURA BELLE is insured for $10,000 in the Toledo Fire and Marine. * The LAURA BELLE is a canal schooner and measures 269 tons.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, August / September, 1883

It is said that while Capt. Murphy of Detroit was in Cleveland on Tuesday he made a contract with the owners of the RICHARD WINSLOW for her release, she being ashore off Point Edward.
      Marine Record
      Sept. 13, 1883

Port Huron, Mich., Sept. 18. -- The work on the schooner R. WINSLOW has received a set-back tonight on accpunt of the heavy northeaster blowing so hard that tugs cannot do anything. The tug MICHIGAN is troubled by being seized by the Canadian Government for a repair bill on her machinery. She is now tied up at Sarnia.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, September, 1883

Port Huron, Mich., Sept. 20. -- The RICHARD WINSLOW was pulled off by the tug ANDREW J. SMITH this morning. She will be placed on the dry-dock here for repairs.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, September, 1883

Since the rescue of the schooner RICHARD WINSLOW by the Tug A.J. SMITH the wrecking steamers hereabouts are having a brief rest. - Detroit Report
      Marine Record
      Sept. 27, 1883
Schooner RICHARD WINSLOW. U. S. No. 110003. Of 885.20 tons gross. Built Detroit, Mich., 1871. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 216.6 x 36.0 x 14.3.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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    Latitude: 43.005555 Longitude: -82.398611
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Richard Winslow (Schooner), U110003, aground, 1 Sep 1883