The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Carrier (Schooner), struck pier, 1 May 1887

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Schooner CARRIER, of 178 Tons built 1865 and owned by Gunderson. Home port, Chicago. Class A 2 and a half. On May 1, 1887 vessel, with no cargo, was damaged by collision on Lake Michigan. Property loss $1,200.
      Casualty List for 1887 (Partial Loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887 p. 4 & 5

CHICAGO.---At Miller Bros. drydock the schooner CARRIER, which collided with the pier at Pentwater recently, is in dock getting some new frames, new ceiling and outside plank on the port side, from her stem to just abaft the fore rigging, extending from the deck to the bilge strake.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. May 12, 1887 p. 1

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Reason: struck pier
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,200
Freight: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.78167 Longitude: -86.43314
William R. McNeil
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Carrier (Schooner), struck pier, 1 May 1887