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Ark (Schooner), aground, 3 Oct 1887

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Sand Beach.---The Canadian steamer ARK and consort ALBION are ashore at Grindstone City. No particulars
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 6, 1887 p. 5

The Canadian steambarge ALBION and schooner ARK are ashore at Grindstone City and were deserted by the crew today.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tues. Oct. 4, 1887

Buffalo.---Word has been received from Captain McLeod that the propeller ALBION, lumber laden, consigned to White & Co. Tonawanda which went ashore at Port Austin on the 3rd., is a total loss, though her load will be saved. The barge ARK, in the same tow, was released from the same place Thursday with little damage.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 13, 1887 p. 5

Port Huron.---The tug CRUSADER passed down with the wrecked barge ARK in tow.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 13, 1887 p. 5

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.05029 Longitude: -82.90078
William R. McNeil
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Ark (Schooner), aground, 3 Oct 1887