S. J. Tilden (Schooner), U23761, aground, 29 Jul 1895
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Port Huron, July 30 - The schr. SAMUEL J. TILDEN, dound bound, loaded with ore, in tow of the stmr. NORSEMAN, sprung a leak on Saginaw Bay yesterday, but her pumps kept her free until about 8 miles above Fort Gratiot Light, when the NORSEMAN towed her as near the beach as possible, and let her go ashore. There is a big sea running down the lake, and the schooner is pounding heavily. When the sea runs down the tugs BOYNTON and THOMPSON with steam pumps will try to release her.
July 31, 1895
Schooner S.J. TILDEN. U. S. No. 23761. Of 613 tons gross; 582 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1869. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 172.0 x 32.0 x 13.4 Crew of 6.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1909
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes