The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. H. Mead (Schooner), U75722, collision, 4 Jun 1887

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Sault Ste. Marie.---The schooner J.H. MEAD, bound for Chicago, collided with the schooner J.G. MASTEN, in tow of the steambarge KEYSTONE, bound for lake Superior, off Presqu'Isle, Lake Huron, Sunday night, during thick weather. The MEAD struck the MASTEN forward of her foremast in the starboard side, cutting through the rail and covering board and carrying away her entire head gear. She was towed into Detour by the KEYSTONE. The MASTEN is not leaking. She noted protest.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. June 9, 1887

Schooner J.H. MEAD, of 389 tons, home port, Chicago and owned by Ripley. Built 1874 and classed as A 2. On June 7, 1887 vessel, with a cargo of cedar, was in collision on Lake Huron June 7, 1887. Damaged $1,800
      I887 Casualty List (partial loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887

Schooner J.H. MEAD. U. S. No. 75722. Of 409.03 tons gross; 388.58 tons net. Built Sheboygan, Wis., 181874. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 171.0 x 29.0 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,800
Freight: cedar
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
William R. McNeil
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J. H. Mead (Schooner), U75722, collision, 4 Jun 1887