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Minnie Corlette (Schooner), aground, 29 Nov 1872

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The weather on Friday night (11/29) was exceedingly boisterous; the wind blowing furiously from the north west accompanied at times with blinding snow.
We give the following marine mishaps as have reached us from Detroit and other localitities. The following is from Detroit:
The schooner MINNIE CORLETT is beached 2 miles north of Lincoln Cape. The crew reached the shore safely, but with hands and feet frozen.
      Erie Gazette
      December 5, 1872

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      DISASTERS. -- The following marine disasters are reported by telegraph: Schooner SOUVENIER ashore near Pentwater; with all hands lost.
Schooner MINNIE CORLETT is also a total wreck, her crew were all saved.
      Port Huron Times
      December 5, 1872

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.95528 Longitude: -86.45258
William R. McNeil
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Minnie Corlette (Schooner), aground, 29 Nov 1872