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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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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15235
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.48529 Longitude: -83.90945
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Oliver Mitchell (Schooner), U19406, aground, 15 May 1896