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Tempest (Schooner), aground, 9 Oct 1878

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Detroit, Oct. 9. -- A free press special from Muskegon says the schooner TEMPEST, from South Haven bound for Muskegon, went ashore this morning, and is a total wreck.
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, October 10, 1878
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The schooner TEMPEST, wrecked at Muskegon, as our dispatch stated, is the smaller of the two vessels of that name, and hails from South Haven. The schooner TEMPEST, of Chicago, the three-master, went to Green Bay. The wrecked vessel's crew saved themselves.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Friday, October 11, 1878

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      At muskegon, the little schooner TEMPEST is well out, and the crew are on board. There is a show that she may be saved, though she looks very dilapidated.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Wednesday, October 16, 1878

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Brevities. - It is thought that the schooner TEMPEST, ashore at Muskegon, will be saved.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Thursday, October 17, 1878

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.23418 Longitude: -86.24839
William R. McNeil
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Tempest (Schooner), aground, 9 Oct 1878