John M. Osborne (Propeller), U76307, aground, 1 Nov 1883
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From Port Huron, Monday: " he steambarge J.M. OSBURN, towing the schooners EXILE and GEO. W. DAVIS, went ashore on Port Sanilac reef last night. The tug CASTLE, of the Moffat Line, went to her assistance, but found she had released herself by throwing 200 tons of iron ore overboard. The schooner was uninjured. All will arrive about midnight. The OSBURN is not leaking.
J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, November, 1883.
A dispatch received last evening, the 5th. instant, reports the steambarge JOHN OSBORNE stranded at Port Sanilac, Lake Huron. After throwing over 200 tons of ore she was liberated. - Detroit Report.
Nov. 8, 1883
Steam screw JOHN M. OSBORN. U. S. No. 76307. Of 891.02 tons gross; 710.95 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1882. Home port, Cleveland, O. 178.0 x 32.0 x 14.0.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
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- Reason: aground
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes