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Mary Martini (Propeller), U90978, aground, 28 Dec 1885

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The propeller MARY MARTIN, [sic] that went ashore on a bar outside of Brule River, 120 miles east of Duluth, is said to be a total loss. The crew and passengers are escaped.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      December 29, 1885

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      The propeller MARY MARTINI while on a short excursion, struck a rock and sunk. [no details given]
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, January 2, 1886

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MARY MARTINI Built March, 1877 Passenger Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 90978 91 gt -76 nt 84.6' x 18.8' x 5.9'
Stranded on Brule Point, 13 miles northeast of Grand Marais, Minnesota, Lake Superior, March 2, 1885.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Minnesota, United States
    Latitude: 47.81656 Longitude: -90.0501
William R. McNeil
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Mary Martini (Propeller), U90978, aground, 28 Dec 1885