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Czar (Schooner), aground, 1 Sep 1875


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Schooner CZAR ashore a total wreck at False Presque Isle.
      Toronto Globe
      September 24, 1875

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      The schooner CZAR ashore near False Presque Isle, is fast going to pieces. She has on board a cargo of iron ore and the vessel and cargo will prove a total loss. The SWEEPSTAKES left with steam pumps and other wrecking apparatus, but failed to reach her in time to be of service. The tug reports that she has entirely gone to pieces.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, September 22, 1875

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      A special dispatch to the Free Press from Port Huron, Sept. 22d, says: The tug SWEEPSTAKES returning from the wreck of the schr. CZAR this evening and reports her entirely gone to pieces. The vessel had an insurance of $20,000. Her crew, portion of her canvas and rigging were brought down on the tug.
      Detroit Free Press
      September 23, 1875


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1875
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McN.W.14366
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Czar (Schooner), aground, 1 Sep 1875