THE BARGE MONTANA ASHORE ON MIDDLE ISLAND.
East Tawas, Nov. 3. - A heavy norther, with snow, blew last night, and when the CRUSADER, with the BOODY and MONTMORENCY, arrived, the officers reported the loss of the MONTANA from the tow. She went ashore at Middle Island. The tug DUNCAN CITY was also disabled while bound for Cheboygan.
Tuesday, November 4, 1890
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The schooner MONTANA, ore laden, which was wrecked on Middle Island last fall and abandoned, was released last week by the tug FRANK W. and towed to Presque Isle for temporary repairs before being taken to drydock.
September 17, 1891
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The schooner MONTANA, which was wrecked at Middle Island and taken off by Nicholas Barkell, who bought her from the insurance companies, has arrived at Bay City, where she will be rebuilt.
Friday, October 23, 1891
Schooner MONTANA. U. S. No. 16340. Of 345.59 tons gross; 328.32 tons net. Built Clayton, N.Y. 1864. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 138.0 x 27.7 x 11.0
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886