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J. J. Morley (Propeller), U75542, aground, 7 Nov 1890

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St. Ignace, Nov. 10. - The tug MORLEY is reported ashore at Naubinway, and it is fast going to pieces. She is owned by P. Bremeyer, of this city.
      Saginaw Courier-Herald
      Tuesday, November 11, 1890

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      St. Ignace, Nov. 22. - The steamer MORLEY, beached at Naubinway two weeks ago, went down in 30 feet of water off Point Au Chene last night, while being towed here by the steamer CHARLES WEST. Her bottom is badly damaged, and they could not keep her pumped out. She will be raised as soon as possible and take to Cheboygan.
      Saginaw Courier-Herald
      November 23, 1890

Steam screw J.J. MORLEY. U. S. No 75542. Of 30.84 tons gross; 18.10 tons net. Built Sodus, N.Y., 1872. Home port, Grand Haven Mich. 63.5 x 12.5 x 8.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891 . . . . .

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.0925 Longitude: -85.4476
William R. McNeil
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J. J. Morley (Propeller), U75542, aground, 7 Nov 1890