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George Sherman (Schooner), U10218, aground, 1 Oct 1883


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The schooner GEORGE SHERMAN, is ashore and full of water on the east side of Grand Island, Lake Superior. Murphy's wrecking tug is rendering assistance. She is ore laden for Cleveland. - Cheboygan Report.
      Marine Record
      Oct. 18, 1883


The GLADIATOR and consort, wrecking schooner JOHNSON,are at work rescuing the schooner GEORGE SHERMAN ashore in Hammonds Bay. - Detroit Report.
      Marine Record
      Oct. 18, 1883


The schooner GEORGE SHERMAN, ashore and full of water at Grand Island, Lake Superior, has been released by the Tug GLADIATOR, which will tow her to Cleveland. One pump is sufficient to keep her free. Part of her cargo was lightered. - Cleveland Report.
      Marine Record
      Oct. 25, 1883


The repairs on the schooner GEORGE SHERMAN, at present in Smith's dry-dock, will not be nearly so much as at first calculated, and will scarcely exceed $4,000 or $5,000, which may be considered very light, for we believe that this is the only vessel that ever came off Dead Man's Shoal on Grand Island. -- Cleveland Plain Dealer.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, November, 1883
     
     
Schooner GEORGE SHERMAN. U. S. No. 10218. Of 323.28 tons gross; 307.2 tons net Built Cleveland, O., 1862. Home port, Cleveland. O. 139.8 x 26.2 x 11.6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: aground
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10368
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.51661 Longitude: -86.66683
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George Sherman (Schooner), U10218, aground, 1 Oct 1883