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Miami (Schooner), U16312, aground, 1 Nov 1874


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Schooner MIAMI, cargo wheat, wrecked and total loss at Long Point, November 1874. Property loss, hull $12,000 cargo $18,000
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean
      December 25, 1874

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      The wrecking party which left this port to go to the rescue of the schr. MOCKING BIRD, which went ashore at Long Point, have abandoned the enterprise and returned to this port. They report that the schooner is broken through and is resting on the wreck of the old MIAMI.
      Detroit Free Press
      October 21, 1876

      . . . . .

The schr. MIAMI is still on Long Pt. full of water.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 6, 1874 3-5

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      The BRYANT returned from the schr. MIAMI, ashore at Long Pt., last evening and reports that she has gone to pieces. The vessel was stripped of her outfit which was brought down on the tug.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 17, 1874 3-5



NAME: MIAMI
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 16312
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA:
BEAM:
DEPTH:
GROSS: 248.16 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870); 249.18 (1871; 1872; 1873; 1875)
NET:
YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Buffalo, NY (Pre-list; 1869); Bay City, MI (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873); Chicago, IL (1875)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875.
NOTES: Listed as lost in 1875.
      MVUS, Pre-list to 1885
     
     
Schooner MIAMI, of 248 tons. Built Cleveland 1856 by Presley & Stevens. 138.9 x 25.8 x 11.4 LOST 1874.
      Herman Runge Notes


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Hull damage: $12,000
Cargo: $18,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1874
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.11755
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Miami (Schooner), U16312, aground, 1 Nov 1874