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Hunter Savidge (Schooner), U95569, capsized, 20 Aug 1899


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Schooner HUNTER SAVIDGE capsizes in a squall off Pointe aux Barques, Lake Huron. Five lives lost. Bound from Sarnia to Alpena. The vessel was owned by John Mullerweiss of Alpena, and was built in 1879.
      Toronto Globe
      Monday, August 21 1899



      A heavy squall struck the schooner HUNTER SAVIDGE when near Point Aux Barques yesterday morning and she capsized drowning five. The steamer RUNNELS took the remaining five crewmen to Harbor Beach after the steamer McVITTIE had rescued them.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, August 21, 1899



Schooner HUNTER SAVIDGE capsizes in a squall off Pointe aux Barques, Lake Huron. Five lives lost. She was bound from Sarnia to Alpena. The SAVIDGE was built in 1879 and owned by John Mullerweiss of Alpena.
      St. Catharines Daily Standard
      August 21, 1899
     


      The small schooner HUNTER SAVIDGE, Sarnia to Alpena, light of 152 tons, built at Grand Haven in 1879. Owned by Jn. Muellweiss of Alpena. Capsized in a squall off Point Aux Barques, Lake Huron on Sunday with the loss of 5 lives. As the vessel was light she may be floating bottom up.
      Marine Record
      Friday, August 24, 1899



      Death List for 1899 so far:
      Steamer NIAGARA, Dec. 6 or 7. . . 16 lives; June 29, steamer MARGARET OLWILL foundered on Lake Erie . . . 9 lives; Aug. 20, schooner HUNTER SAVIDGE, foundered on Lake Huron. . . 5 lives; Sept. 6, Schooner LISGAR foundered on Lake Huron . . . 5 lives; Oct. 14, schooner TYPO sunk in collision on Lake Huron. . . 4 lives; May 11, schooner NELSON foundered on Lake Superior. . . 7 lives.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, December 12, 1899



Schooner HUNTER SAVIDGE foundered off Pointe Aux Barques, lake Huron on August 20, 1899. Owned by John Mullerweiss of Alpena. Of 200 tons. Approx value of loss $3,000
      Casualty List for 1899 [total loss]
      Marine Review
      December 21, 1899



      Wreckage which has been picked up from time to time in the vicinity of Port Austin, is now believed to come from the schooner HUNTER SAVIDGE, which went to the bottom 10 miles off Point Aux Barques, two years ago.
      Marine Record
      June 5, 1902


Schooner HUNTER SAVIDGE. U. S. No. 95569. Of 152 tons gross; 144 tons net. Built Grand Haven, Mich., Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 177.0 x 26.6 x 8.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899
     














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Reason: capsized
Lives: 5
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1899
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McN.W.16322
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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Hunter Savidge (Schooner), U95569, capsized, 20 Aug 1899