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A. H. Moss (Schooner), U1025, aground, 29 Oct 1887

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Schooner A.H. MOSS, of 289 Tons. Built 1863. Home port, Detroit. Owned by Hurley. Class B 1. On October 29, 1887, vessel, with a cargo of lumber, went ashore on Lake Huron, and became a total loss. Property loss, hull $4,500 cargo $4,000
      1887 Casualty List (Total Loss)
      Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887 p.4

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

Schooner A.H. MOSS. U. S. No. 1025. Of 304.19 tons gross; 288.99 tons net. Built Vermillion, Ohio, 1863. Home port, Detroit., Mich. 139.6 x 26.2 x 12.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $4,500
Cargo: $4,000
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
William R. McNeil
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A. H. Moss (Schooner), U1025, aground, 29 Oct 1887