The Canadian schooner RICHARD NORWOOD, went on the rock at Grand Island, Lake Superior, on Sunday, and has been abandoned to the insurance companies.
Port Huron Daily Times
Thursday, November 23, 1887
Schooner RICHARD MORWOOD of 268 Tons, Home port, St. Catharines and owned by Norwood. Built 1856. Class A 2 and a half. On November 20, 1887, the R. MORWOOD, with a cargo of oil, went ashore on Lake Superior, and became a total loss. Property loss, hull $6,000 cargo $4,000
1887 Casualty List (Total loss)
Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887 p.4
Chicago.---Captain McPherson of the Canadian schooner RICHARD MORWOOD, arrived at Marquette Tuesday and telegraphed Keith & Carr that his vessel is ashore on Grand Island, lake Superior, fast going to pieces, and that he had abandoned her as a total loss. She is laden with kerosene oil from Cleveland. The MORWOOD hailed from St. Catharines, is thirty one years old, valued at $6,000, and insured through Keith & Carr's agency for $3,500.
The Marine Record
Thurs. Nov. 24, 1887 p.1
RENAMED: -- E.B. PALMER - U. S.