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Democrat (Schooner), U6932, aground, 1 Dec 1883

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East Tawas, Mich., Dec. 18. -- There was a terrible gale, with snow, during last night. The schooner DEMOCRAT dragged her anchor and piled out on the ice about Emery's Dock. She is in bad shape. The crew got ashore. tawas Bay is full of anchor ice.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes marine Scrapbook, December, 1883

The little schooner DEMOCRAT dragged anchor and piled on the ice about Emery dock in bad shape. The crew are ashore at Tawas Bay. - East Tawas Report.
      Marine Record
      Dec. 27, 1883

Schooner DEMOCRAT. U. S. No. 6932. Of 7.69 gross tons; 7.31 tons net. Built Au Gres, Mich., 1877. Home port, East Tawas, Mich. 35.7 x 11.6 x 3.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.27946 Longitude: -83.49025
William R. McNeil
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Democrat (Schooner), U6932, aground, 1 Dec 1883