The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oliver Mitchell (Schooner), U19406, aground, 15 May 1896

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Cheboygan, May 16. - The schooner OLIVER MITCHELL was brought in from Forty Mile Point this morning. After 30 tons of coal had been pumped overboard the MITCHELL was released without being damaged much. The tug PARKER will tow her to Harbor Springs. The boat was saved by good weather.
      Toronto Mail & Empire
      May 18, 1896

The damage sustained by the schooner OLIVER MITCHELL through stranding near Cheboygan is being repaired at Toledo.
      Evening Wisconsin
      June 5, 1896

Schooner OLIVER MITCHELL. U. S. No. 19406. Of 320 tons gross; 304 tons net. Built Algomac, Mich., 1874. Home port, Oswego, N.Y. 136.7 x 25.6 x 11.4
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.48529 Longitude: -83.90945
William R. McNeil
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Oliver Mitchell (Schooner), U19406, aground, 15 May 1896