The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
D. P. Dobbins (Schooner), aground, 16 Oct 1894

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Detroit, Oct. 16 - Capt. Smith of the stmr. GEORGE L. COLWELL, wrecked near Deer Park, Lake Superior, last Saturday, telegraphed the owners of the boat yesterday that the stern of the boat had been carried away by the gale.
The schr. D.P. DOBBING, which went ashore at the same time at the COLWELL, has broken in two. Both boats are total losses.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      October 16, 1894 7-1

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Detroit, Oct. 19 - The Grummond Wrecking Co. has contracted to deliver the stmr. GEORGE L. COLWELL and the schr. D.P. DOBBINS, now ashore at Deer Park, Lake Superior, at Port Huron for $3,500 each. The tugs CRUSADER and SWAIN will be used and will be at Deer Park this afternoon.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      October 19, 1894 7-1

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.67445 Longitude: -85.61625
William R. McNeil
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D. P. Dobbins (Schooner), aground, 16 Oct 1894