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A. C. Maxwell (Schooner), U1893, aground, 11 Dec 1885


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The schooner A.C. MAXWELL, ashore near Goderich since last December has been released and passed down in tow of the tug JESSIE.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, May 3, 1886
     
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      GODERICH.---The schooner A.C. MAXWELL, which went ashore near Goderich December 11, still remains where she first struck. The wrecking expedition, consisting of the tug ADMIRAL D.D. PORTER, with steam pump, etc., came here to release her but had to return to Port Huron, being unable to do anything on account of the ice and severe weather. The vessel lies easy, and it is expected she will be got off next spring without further damage.
      Marine Record
      January 6, 1886 p.1
     

The schooner MAXWELL is reported to be ashore at Goderich, Ont. The hull of the boat is in good condition but the vessel's boat, rudder, steering gear, both anchors and sails were carried away.
      Buffalo Daily republic
      December 10, 1885
     

Schooner A.C. MAXWELL. U. S. No. 1893. Of 489.13 tons gross; 445.68 tons net. Built East Saginaw, Mich., 1870. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 166.0 x 32.6 x 11.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1885
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13346
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.75008 Longitude: -81.71648
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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A. C. Maxwell (Schooner), U1893, aground, 11 Dec 1885