The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mary Stewart (Propeller), aground, 11 Nov 1866

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      Incidents of Interest in Navigation Season of 1866.
Oct. 22, propeller MARY STEWART total wreck at Grand Haven, after eleven years service.
      Detroit Free Press
      December 23, 1866

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      MARY STEWART Prop., ashore at Pentwater. East shore, Total loss, November 1866. Property loss $15,500
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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MARY STEWART Propeller of 442 Tons, owned at Detroit. Bound from Chicago to Grand Haven, went ashore at Grand Haven, November 1866. Total loss. Loss to ship $6,000 insurance $3,500
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard
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MARY STEWART Prop. of 442 Tons, built 1855 at Newport, Mich., stranded at Pentwater, Lake Michigan November 11, 1866. No lives lost, but vessel a total loss.
      Merchant Steam Vesels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle Holdcamper List 1790 to 1868

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      The accident to the schooner DAN SICKLES was caused by running on the wreck of the old propeller MARY STEWART at Pentwater. (part)
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Wednesday, November 20, 1867

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TO BE REMOVED. -- We understand that the wreck of the old propeller MARY STEWART, is about to be removed from Pentwater Harbor, lying as it does, right in the middle of the channel, it is a serious obstruction, and it's speedy removal cannot but prove beneficial to the interests of Pentwater, as well as that of the vessels.
      Chicago Tribune
      Friday, August 28, 1868

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $15,500
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.78167 Longitude: -86.43314
William R. McNeil
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Mary Stewart (Propeller), aground, 11 Nov 1866