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Lively (Schooner), aground, 3 Nov 1878


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The schooner LIVELY, laden with coal for Bay City, is reported ashore 6 miles above Sand Beach, having gone on at 12 o'clock Sunday night.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, November 4, 1878

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      THE SCHOONER LIVELY ASHORE. - Word was received here yesterday that the schooner LIVELY went ashore six miles below Sand Beach, on Sunday night. She is coal laden, and bound for Bay City. Last evening the tug OSWEGO expected to leave here, going to her relief. She takes a 12 inch pump, hawsers, etc. The expedition is in charge of Mr. J.C. Burton. The LIVELY hails from Buffalo, registers 208 tons, and is partially insured.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Tuesday, November 5, 1878

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      The schooner LIVELY went ashore six miles above Sand beach on Sunday night. She is coal laden, and bound for Bay City. last evening the tug OSWEGO expected to leave Detroit, going to her relief. She takes a 12-inch pump, hawsers, ect. The expedition is in charge of Mr. J. C. Burton. The LIVELY hails from Buffalo, and is partially insured.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Wednesday, November 6, 1878
     
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      Port Huron, Nov. 5. -- The tug SWEEPSTAKES arrived this evening with the wrecked schooner M. C. CAMERON, having succeeded in releasing her without any difficulty. Capt. J. Rice left this evening with the tug OSWEGO, pumps and lighter. to go to the schooner LIVELY, ashore at Point aux Barques.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Thursday, November 7, 1878
     
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      THE WRECK OF THE " LIVELY."
      Port Huron, November 10. - The tug OSWEGO arrived here this evening from the wreck of the schooner LIVELY, Capt. Allen reports that she is a total loss, and broken in two forward of the cabin. She was stripped of her outfit, which will be taken to Detroit.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Monday, November 10, 1878

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The schooner LIVELY, ashore at Sand Beach, has been abandoned.
      Port Huron daily Times
      Monday, November 11, 1878
     
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      The schooner LIVELY, ashore near Port Hope, has been abandoned, and is fast going to pieces. her cargo of 400 tons of coal, loaded for Chicago, is nearly all lost. She was insured for $3,000 in the Manhattan and Phoenic companies. The tug OSWEGO which went to her assistance a week ago, was delayed from working at her by the severe northeaster, and returned today, having left the schooner's outfit at Port Huron.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Tuesday, November 12, 1878


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16254
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.84168 Longitude: -82.6416
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lively (Schooner), aground, 3 Nov 1878