The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mariner (Schooner), aground, 25 Nov 1883

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Detroit, Mich., Nov. 27. -- The barge MARINER, coal laden, in tow of the tug ELLA M. SMITH, struck the east pier at lake St. Clair flats canal Sunday night, parting the tow line. She drifted a short distance into Lake St. Clair and sunk. The tug, with pumps, is at work raising her.
      J.W. hall Great Lakes marine Scrapbook, Nov./ Dec., 1883

During the latter part of last week the schooner MARINER, coal laden, stranded in Lake St. Clair, near the canal. Her stern post was carried away and she was also leaking badly. She was attended to and proceeded on to the first port for repairs, which will not amount to much. -- Detroit Report.
      Marine Record
      December 6, 1883

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
William R. McNeil
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Mariner (Schooner), aground, 25 Nov 1883