The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Van Straubenzie (Schooner), C75632, aground, 13 May 1879

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On Tuesday the barge LELAND was ashore at Cathead Point, Lake Michigan, and the VAN STRAUBENZIE on Bois Blanc Island.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, May 15, 1879

      Cheboygan, May 13. -- The tug LEVIATHAN left today to rescue the barge LELAND, ashore at Cat Head Point, Lake Michigan. The tug BENNETT has gone to the schooner VAN STRAUBENZIE, ashore at Bois Blanc Island. Wind east and light; foggy.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Wednesday, May 14, 1879

Point St. Ignace, May 14. -- The schooner C.T. VAN STRAUBENZIE was pulled off today by the tug BENNETT.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Thursday, May 15, 1879

Bark SIR C.T. VAN STRAUBENZIE, official Canadian No. 75632. Built St. Catharines, Ont. 1875. Home port, St. Catharines. 127.7 x 26.2 x 13. Of 317 tons reg. Owned by John Williams, Toronto. Ont.
      List of Canadian Vessels, 1905
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Van Straubenzie (Schooner), C75632, aground, 13 May 1879