The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John W. Moore (Propeller), U76896, aground, 26 Jun 1892

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Mackinaw City, June 27. - Steamer JOHN W. MOORE, ore laden, ran on the north end of Round Island last night. She is out three feet. The wrecker MANISTIQUE has gone to her assistance, but with heavy northeast wind and rain it is not likely that much can be done until the storm abates.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Tuesday, June 27, 1892

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      Cleveland, June 28. - Owners of the steamer JOHN W. MOORE received a telegram this morning stating that she had been released from Round Island at 8 o'clock and had gone on her way to South Chicago.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Wednesday, June 29, 1892

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      Steam screw JOHN W. MOORE. U. S. No. 76896. Of 1861 gross tons; 1,689 toms net. Built Toledo, O., 1890. Home port, Cleveland, O. 246.o x 40.6 x 21. Crew of 15. Of 775 Indicated horsepower
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.82918 Longitude: -84.60004
William R. McNeil
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John W. Moore (Propeller), U76896, aground, 26 Jun 1892