The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Henry A. Kent (Schooner), U95223, aground, 6 Jun 1882

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A dispatch from Ashtabula Harbor dated June 4, says that the schr. H.A. KENT is ashore east of the piers with 6 feet of water in her hold and lies easily on a sandy bottom. She attempted to make port during the gale Sunday, and a tow line parting she drifted to the eastward into shallow water.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 6, 1882 3-7

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      The schr. H.A. KENT has been released from the sand beach near Ashtabula, and is now at that port but slightly damaged.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 8, 1882 3-6

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      Schooner HENRY A. KENT. U. S. No. 95223. Of 771.85 tons gross; 733.25 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1873. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 194.7 x 35.8 x 14.3
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.86505 Longitude: -80.78981
William R. McNeil
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Henry A. Kent (Schooner), U95223, aground, 6 Jun 1882