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Jessie Hoyt (Bark), U12973, aground, 1 Oct 1866

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JESSIE HOYT Bark of 472 Tons, owned at Buffalo. Bound from Erie to Escanaba, went ashore at Escanaba October 1866. Loss to ship $1,600 insurance $900 Loss to cargo $1,500 insurance $780
      Marine Casualties on the great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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      JESSE HOYT ASHORE. - The schooner NEW LONDON, which arrived at Escanaba on the 10th, reports the bark JESSE HOYT ashore at Gull Island. We have no particulars. - Detroit Post.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, October 16, 1866

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BARK JESSE HOYT. - A letter from Milwaukee says that the bark JESSE HOYT went ashore in a fog on Gull Island, at the mouth of Green Bay, where she was bound for a cargo of lumber.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, October 17, 1866

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      BARK JESSE HOYT. - We hear that this bark was drawn off Gull Island, a day or two since, by the tug ESCANABA; she jettisoned 75 tons of coal. The JESSE HOYT is on her way to Milwaukee for repairs, as she is badly damaged.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, October 22, 1866

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Bark JESSE HOYT. U. S. No. 12973. Of 336.98 tons. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,600
Cargo: $1,500
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.74525 Longitude: -87.06458
William R. McNeil
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Jessie Hoyt (Bark), U12973, aground, 1 Oct 1866