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Acontias (Schooner), U1394, aground, 29 Oct 1887


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The Barges MASON, ACONTIAS and MOSS are ashore near Presqu'Isle
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, November 1, 1887


Schooner ACONTIAS, of 251 Tons. Owned by Hurley. Home port, Detroit. Built 1856. Class B 1 and a half. On October 29, 1887, vessel, with a cargo of lumber, went ashore on Lake Huron, and became a total loss. Property loss, hull $4,000 cargo $4,000
      1887 Casualty List (Total Loss)
      Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887 p.4


      Schooner ACONTIAS. U. S. No. 1394. Of 264.40 gross tons; 251.18 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1866. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 136.5 x 25.8 x 10.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     
NOTE:-- Schooner ACONTIAS. U. S. No. 1394. Of 264 tons gross. Built Oswego, N.Y., 1856 137.0 x 25.8 x 11.3. Rebuilt in 1866 at Detroit.
      Herman Runge List


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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $4,000
Cargo: $4,000
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13327
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Acontias (Schooner), U1394, aground, 29 Oct 1887