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J. M. Spaulding (Schooner), U75796, aground, 27 Nov 1905


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MANY VESSELS AND LIVES LOST IN LAKE STORM
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      (By Associated Press)
      Chicago, November 29. - Reports received up to early today show 18 vessels were wrecked in the storm which swept over the Great Lakes Monday night and yesterday. One life is known to have been lost, and it is feared eight others have perished as a result of the storm. Four vessels are reported missing.
      THE WRECKS.
      The following is a list of the vessels wrecked and missing:
CRESCENT CITY, steel steamer, driven ashore near Duluth.
MATAAFA, Steel steamer, driven ashore at Duluth.
R.W. ENGLAND, steel steamer, wrecked near Duluth.
ISAAC L. ELWOOD, steel steamer, disabled in Duluth Harbor.
J.H. OUTHWAITE, steamer, ashore and burned near Sheboygan, Mich.
CITY OF HOLLAND, passenger steamer, stranded at Rogers City, Mich.
D.C. WHITNEY, steamer, ashore near Port Washington, Wis.
J.H. SPAULDING, schooner, ashore near Port Huron, Mich.
MARY MITCHELL, schooner, stranded near Sheboygan, Mich.
HARVEY BISSELL, schooner, broken up at Alpena.
F.A. GEORGER, schooner, dismasted on Lake Michigan, towed to Sheboygan, Wis.
OLIVER MOWATT, ashore in Lake Ontario.
JIM SHERIFFS, steamer, dismasted on Lake Huron.
VINLAND, schooner, waterlogged at Alpena.
Unknown Vessel, reported ashore at Presque Isle, Lake Huron
CHARLES. M. WARNER, steamer, ashore at Nine Mile Point, near Sheboygan, Mich.
MARIPOSA, steamer, ashore at Split Rock.
GEORGE HERBERT, scow, sunk off Two Islands, Lake Superior.
      REPORTED MISSING.
ANGELINE, steel steamer, Lake Superior.
JAMES MOWATT, schooner, Lake Huron.
MOHEGAN, steamer, Lake Huron.
ALCONA, steamer, and barges, Green Bay.
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 29, 1905

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      More than a dozen vessels are in shelter at Port Huron. One small schooner the J.M. SPAULDING, bound down from Rogers City, was unable to make the harbor and went on the beach near Fort Gratiot. The crew of four men reached shore in their yawlboat.
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 29, 1905

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Schooner J.M. SPAULDING, U.S. No. 75796, of 71 tons, built 1875, stranded November 28, 1905 at Fort Gratiot. No lives lost. Vessel a total loss.
      Loss to American Vessels During Fiscal Year 1906
      1906, List of Merchant Vessels, U. S. A.

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Schooner J.M. SPAULDING. U. S. No. 75796. Of 71.72 tons gross; 68.14 tons net. Built Manhattan, Ohio, 1875. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 88.6 x 22.0 x 6.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1905
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McN.W.17061
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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J. M. Spaulding (Schooner), U75796, aground, 27 Nov 1905