The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
H. M. Scove (Schooner), U95256, collision, 20 Oct 1885

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Milwaukee, Oct. 27.- The schooner H.M. SCOVE returned today from Bar Island with a cargo of stone, after a trip of forty-five days. The delay was caused by her collision with the propeller UNITED EMPIRE, whose owners will be asked to pay her damages, ammounting to $2,200.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, October 29, 1885

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      Schooner H.M. SCOVE, of Milwaukee and of 305 tons; built 1873. On October 20, 1885 was in collision in mid-lake Lake Superior, cargo of stone. Value of partial loss $2,200.
      Partial Losses on the Lakes, 1885
      Cleveland Leader
      December 7, 1885

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      Schooner H.M. SCOVE, of Milwaukee, built 1873 and of 305 tons, owned by Stamm. Vessel collided on Lake Superior [mid-lake] with a partial loss of $2,200. Date of collision, October 20, 1885.
      Wreck Report for 1885
      Marine Record
      December 24, 1885

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Schooner H.M. SCOVE. U. S. No. 95256. of 305.60 tons gross; 290.32 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1873. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 130.0 x 26.0 x 10.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,200
Freight: stone
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
William R. McNeil
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H. M. Scove (Schooner), U95256, collision, 20 Oct 1885