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Maid of the Mist (Schooner), U17349, aground, 25 Sep 1878


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Alpena, Mich., Sept. 26. -- The schooner MAID OF THE MIST went ashore near Nine Mile Point yesterday; total wreck. Crew all saved and stripping the vessel today. The captain estimates his loss at $800.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Friday, September 27, 1878



      The schooner MAID OF THE MIST went ashore on 9 mile point on the 25th and is a total wreck. She is being stripped. She was an old craft, and had been considered as condemned.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, September 28, 1878



      LOSS OF THE MAID OF THE MIST.
      On Wednesday the scow MAID OF THE MIST went ashore near Nine Mile Point, Lake Huron, and will prove a total wreck. The crew escaped, and on Thursday were engaged in stripping the vessel of everything of value. The MIST was owned by the captain, who places his loss at $800.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Monday, September 30, 1878
     
     
     
Schooner MAID OF THE MIST. U. S. No. 17349. Of 110.78 tons. Home port, Toledo, Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13419
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.64029 Longitude: -84.21585
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Maid of the Mist (Schooner), U17349, aground, 25 Sep 1878