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America (Schooner), aground, 7 Jul 1886


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The cargo of the schooner AMERICA, ashore at Cross Village, Lake Michigan, consisting of 18,500 bushels of corn, will be a total loss. Insured for $8,500. The vessel is valued at $5,000 and her recovery doubtful. She is owned by Frank Davidson of Chicago.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Friday, July 9, 1886

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      The tug WILLIAMS is at the wreck of the schooner AMERICA, ashore near Cross Village, and will probably get her afloat as soon as the easterly gale subsides It now appears that her cargo was oats and not corn. She will prove a total loss.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Saturday, July 10, 1886

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      The schooner AMERICA, ashore at Cross Village, has been abandoned as a total wreck by her owners and is going to pieces.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Tuesday, July 13, 1886


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: oats
Remarks: Total Loss
Date of Original:
1886
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17638
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.64223 Longitude: -85.03756
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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America (Schooner), aground, 7 Jul 1886