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Montana (Schooner), U16340, aground, 2 Nov 1890


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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.
      Saginaw Courier-Herald
      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.
      Marine Review
      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.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      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
     


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1890
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17489
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.19251 Longitude: -83.3272
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Montana (Schooner), U16340, aground, 2 Nov 1890