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City of Manitowoc (Schooner), U125217, aground, 1 Aug 1878

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Buffalo, August 21. - A dispatch from Quebec states that the lake schooner CITY OF MANITOWOC is ashore on Anticosti Island, at the mouth of the St. Lawrence. No particulars.
      Quebec, August 21. - The three-masted schooner CITY OF MANITOWOC, from Pentwater, Mich., for Liverpool, is ashore and waterlogged at Ellis' Bay, Anticosti, and requires a steamer and steam pump to get off.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Thursday, August 22, 1878

Homer Glass, of Racine, has gone to Quebec to look after the interests of the CITY OF MANITOWOC. Glass & Higgie, of Racine are the owners.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      August 27, 1878

A TOTAL LOSS. - A letter received at Chicago states that the schooner CITY OF MANITOWOC will be a total loss, and also that more than three-fourths of her cargo will be lost. The schooner was bound across the Atlantic.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Wednesday, August 28, 1878

      RELEASED AND ALL RIGHT. - Accounts now state that the CITY OF MANITOWOC is safe. The following dispatch is published in the Inter-Ocean:
"Racine, August 29. - A letter received here today from Homer Glass, now at Quebec, and owner of the CITY OF MANITOWOC, state that the vessel is all right, having been released from the beach. She will be towed to Quebec for needed repairs."
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Saturday, August 31, 1878

The schooner CITY OF MANITOWOC, which went ashore on Anticosti Island last fall, and was taken to Quebec for repairs, has recently been purchased by parties in that city.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Sunday, April 6, 1879

Schooner CITY OF MANITOWOC. U. S. No. 125217. Of 310 tons gross. Built at Manitowoc in 1872 by Henry B. Burger. 138.0 x 26.0 x 11.5
      Herman Runge List

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City of Manitowoc (Schooner), U125217, aground, 1 Aug 1878