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James C. Harrison (Schooner), U75285, aground, 19 Oct 1885


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The JAMES C. HARRISON is ashore at Fish Point and will probably prove a total loss. She was bound from Marquette to Detroit with iron ore. She is worth $20,000.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, October 24, 1885

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      It is reported the schooner HARRISON, wrecked at Fish Point some days ago, was considerably broken up in the recent gale.
      Saginaw Courier-Herald
      Sunday, November 1, 1885

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      Schooner J.C. HARRISON, of Cleveland, built 1870 and of 518 tons, went ashore at Oscoda Oct. 19, 1885 with a cargo of ore. Total loss. Value of loss $20,000. Not insured.
      Total Losses on the Lakes, 1885
      Cleveland Leader
      December 7, 1885


Schooner JAMES C. HARRISON. U. S. No. 75285. Of 518.20 tons gross; 492.29 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1870. Home port, Cleveland, O.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884


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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $20,000
Freight: ore
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1885
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17525
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.42029 Longitude: -83.3308
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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James C. Harrison (Schooner), U75285, aground, 19 Oct 1885