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F. J. King (Schooner), U9299, sunk, 16 Sep 1886


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Bailey Harbor, Sept 16. - The schooner F.J. KING, of Morristown, N. Y., laden with iron ore from Escanaba to Chicago, sprung a leak and sunk in twenty-six fathoms of water about six miles off Cana Island at 2 o'clock this morning. The crew reached shore in the yawl. The vessel and cargo are a total loss.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Friday, September 17, 1886

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Schooner F.J. KING. U. S. No. 9299. Of 280.55 tons gross; 266.35 tons net. Built Toledo, Ohio, 1867. Home port Ogdensburg, N.Y. 140.0 x 26.0 x 11.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1886
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14924
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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F. J. King (Schooner), U9299, sunk, 16 Sep 1886