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Miami Belle (Schooner), U16616, aground, 4 May 1872


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The Toledo Blade says the schooner MIAMI BELLE struck on Rasin Reef near Monroe Light Saturday morning. The BELLE was bound from Oswego to Toledo with cargo of 600 bbls. salt. The tug VELOCIPEDE with a lighter has been dispatched to her assistance.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 6, 1872 3-6

      . . . . .

      The schr. MIAMI BELLE aground on Rasin Reef, by shipping her cargo was enabled to get off without the assistance of the tug sent to her relief, and arrived at Toledo Saturday evening.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 7, 1872 3-5

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Schooner MIAMI BELLE. U. S. No. 16616. Of 268.63 tons gross. Home port, Toledo., Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871


Schooner MIAMI BELL. U.S. No. 16616, of 268.63 tons gross; 255.20 tons net. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. Changed name to LIZZIE P. BETTS on September 10, 1884.
      List of Vessels Whose Names Have been
      Changed under the Act of March 2, 1881
      U. S. Merchant vessel List, 1885
     


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: salt
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1872
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16444
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 41.91643 Longitude: -83.39771
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Miami Belle (Schooner), U16616, aground, 4 May 1872