The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John S. Parsons (Propeller), U76999, aground, 28 Aug 1897

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The stmb. JOHN F. PARSONS, bound from Chaumont to Oswego, ran ashore on the south side of Stony Island on Thursday night about 11:30. Today at 1:30 P.M. the mate came to Sackett's Harbor in a small boat to telegraph to Oswego for a tug to come to her assistance. The PARSONS is owned and sailed by Capt. Frank Phelps of Chaumont and has a capacity of 325 tons.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      August 28, 1897 7-1

NOTE- JOHN S. PARSONS is the proper name. ex schooner, late barge.

Steam screw JOHN S. PARSONS, Steam screw. U. S. Official Number 76999, of 203 tons gross; 138 tons net. Built 1891 at Chaumont, N. Y. Home port, Cape Vincent. 118.0 x 21.4 x 11. Crew of 7. Indicated Horse power 425.
Service, Inland Freight.
      List of Merchant Vessels of the
      United States of America, 1904

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.12588 Longitude: -83.13215
William R. McNeil
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John S. Parsons (Propeller), U76999, aground, 28 Aug 1897