M. F. Johnson (Schooner), U16457, sunk, 23 Nov 1868
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The schr. M. F. JOHNSON, loaded with coal for Detroit, sprung a leak on Monday (11/23) night, just after leaving the harbor, and is sunk in 40 ft. of water.
Erie Daily Dispatch
November 25, 1868 4-2
ANOTHER VESSEL LOST. -- The Detroit Post reports that the schooner MARIA F. JOHNSON, a vessel considerably in years, sailed from Erie, Pa., on Monday night, with a cargo of 400 tons of coal, and after proceeding some distance out into the lake sprung a leak and went down in deep water. The crew were saved by taking to the small boat, by which they reached the main-land. The JOHNSON was built at Buffalo in 1857, and was consequently 11 years old. She was 287 tons old measurement, and was owned by J. L. Miner of Detroit.
November 26, 1868
The schooner MARIA F. JOHNSON, with a cargo of 400 tons of coal, sprung a leak and sank 23 November in Deep water. Owned by J.L. Miner of Detroit, the vessel was 11 years old, being built at Buffalo in 1857 by F.N. Jones. She was of 287 tons burden valued at $12,000 and classed B 1.
December 7, 1868
NAME: M. F. JOHNSON
OFFICIAL NO: 16457
GROSS: 209.53 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878)
HOME PORT: Detroit, MI (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878.
Mvus, pre-list to 1885
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- Reason: sunk
Remarks: Total loss
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Pennsylvania, United States
- William R. McNeil
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