The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Hattie Howard (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1874

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HATTIE HOWARD Schooner, ashore at Sturgeon Point, Lake Erie, November 1874, cargo wheat. Property loss, hull $2,500 cargo $5,000.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

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      The schr. HATTIE HOWARD bound down and wheat laden, is ashore at Sturgeon Pt., Lake Erie, and an expedition with the tug WINSLOW and a lighter went from here yesterday to her assistance.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 10, 1874 3-5

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      An examination of the schr. HATTIE HOWARD, now in Sloan's drydock, shows that she was much more seriously injured than was at first supposed. Her bottom was considerably damaged, and it is thought that a new keel will be required, costing in all between $2,000 and $3,000.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 12, 1874 3-5

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $2,500
Cargo: $5,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Damaged
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.69089 Longitude: -79.04754
William R. McNeil
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Hattie Howard (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1874