The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Jones (Schooner), aground, 22 Nov 1890

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Manistee, Nov. 22. - The schooner WILLIAM JONES, of Milwaukee, laden with hardwood lumber, ran on the south piers at this port early this morning in the gale. She is going to pieces.
      Saginaw Courier-Herald
      Sunday, November 23, 1890

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The schooner W. JONES is wrecked near Manistee. The barge NEWCOMB is ashore at Oswego, N.Y. The TOM MOORE, which went ashore at Manistee is a total loss.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, November 24, 1890

      NOTE. - Two schooner of that above name, one built at Manitowoc in 1853 does not appear in the 1892 List Of Merchant Vessels, U.S.A., but it is not clear as to which WILLIAM JONES was actually involved in the above casualty.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss ?
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.24445 Longitude: -86.32425
William R. McNeil
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William Jones (Schooner), aground, 22 Nov 1890