The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Sheldon (Schooner), U24871 ?, aground, 12 Aug 1901

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August 10, 1901. -- Barge THOMAS P. SHELDON, ore laden, sunk off Au Sable, Lake Huron , by collision with her consort steamer WAVERLY.
      Wrecks on the Great Lakes
      Casualty List for 1901
      Marine Record
      January 11, 1902

      East Tawas, Aug. 11 - The tug OWEN towed the stmr. WAVERLY to East Tawas this morning. The SHELDON lies in 21 feet of water, and is beside an old wreck probably the PRENDULLE. The captain of the SHELDON reports that the sails were stolen off the boat last night.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      August 12, 1901 2-4

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      East Tawas, Aug. 24 - Fred Spencer, who has charge of the lights on the wreck of the BALTIMORE, reports that part of the deck and cabin of the wrecked schr. SHELDON has washed ashore.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      August 25, 1901 2-3

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Schooner THOMAS P. SHELDON. U.S. No. 24871. Of 669.46 tons gross; 635.99 tons net. Built 1871 at East Saginaw, Mich. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 194.0 x 33.0 x 12.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
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William R. McNeil
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Sheldon (Schooner), U24871 ?, aground, 12 Aug 1901