The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mary D. Ayer (Schooner), aground, 7 Sep 1887


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Alpena.---Up to this time the schooner AYER ashore off Rogers City, has not been released. The tug LEVIATHAN is at work at her. The weather being clear the prospects for her release are favorable. The crew were all rescued.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Sept. 15, 1887 p. 5


Schooner MARY D. AYER of 321 tons, home port, Chicago. Built 1854 and classed A 2. Owned by Ayer. On September 7, 1887 vessel with a cargo of cedar went ashore on Lake Huron, a partial wreck with a property loss of $5,300.
      1887 Casualty List (Partial Loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887


Chicago.---Captain Reardon returned from Port Huron last week, having completed a survey of the wrecked schooner MARY D. AYER. The cost of releasing and repairing the vessel was $5,300.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Sept. 22, 1887 p. 1


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $5,300
Freight: cedar ties
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13558
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.4214 Longitude: -83.81833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary D. Ayer (Schooner), aground, 7 Sep 1887