The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Maurice B. Grover (Propeller), U91922, aground, 23 Oct 1887

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Cross Village.---The steambarge MAURICE B. GROVER, of Cleveland, carried away her big anchor and ninety fathoms of chain Sunday night, and went ashore on Sturgeon Bay, near here. She got off Monday with but little damage. The gale was blowing from the southwest.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 27, 1887 p. 4

Steam screw MAURICE B. GROVER. U. S. No. 91922. Of 2213 gross tons; 1803 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1887. Home port, Cleveland, O. 272.0 x 40.6 x 21.4 Of 750 indicated horsepower. Crew of 17.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.85416 Longitude: -87.39454
William R. McNeil
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Maurice B. Grover (Propeller), U91922, aground, 23 Oct 1887