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Fayette Brown (Schooner), U9748, aground, 26 Aug 1886


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Sault Ste. Marie, Aug. 27. -The schooner VANCE, reported ashore, proves to be the steambarge E.B. HALE and FAYETTE BROWN, of the Bradley fleet. They are ashore in an exposed place on Pancake Shoal, fifteen miles northeast of Whitefish Point. 300 tons of iron ore will be jettisoned from the steamer. The BROWN will be released without difficulty. Three tugs have gone to their assistance. Their release will be effected by Saturday noon if no storm prevails.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Saturday, August 28, 1886

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      The steam-barge E.B. HALE and consort FAYETTE BROWN were released from Pancake Shoal, Lake Superior by the tug MYSTIC. The steamer jettisoned 400 ton of ore and the schooner about 100.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Monday, August 30, 1886

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      Schooner FAYETTE BROWN. U. S. No. 9748. Of 553.35 tons gross; 525.08 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1868. Home port, Cleveland, O. 178.5 x 31.3 x 12.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1886
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17677
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.9125 Longitude: -84.816666
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fayette Brown (Schooner), U9748, aground, 26 Aug 1886