Detroit (Schooner), U157157, sunk, 4 Nov 1886
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The schooner DETROIT is sunk in deep water just outside Summer Island in Lake Michigan. The crew are safe. She was formerly the MARY BATTLE built at St. Catharines in 1872.
Port Huron Daily Times
Wednesday, November 10, 1886
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Schooner DETROIT, formerly the MARY BATTLES, ore laden, experienced a heavy westerly gale and high seas, and foundered November 4, 1886. Estimated value of vessel and cargo $15,000.
Report of the U.S. Weather Bureau.
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Schooner DETROIT. U.S. No. 157157. Of 316.20 tons gross; 300.39 tons net. Built 1872 [foreign built] Home port, Detroit Mich.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886
Bark MARY BATTLE. Canadian official Number 85418. of 316 tons register. Built 1872 at St. Catharines, Ont. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 139.0 x 23.3 x 11.0 Owned by James Battle of Thorold, Ont.
List of Vessels on the Registry Books of
the Dominion of Canada, on Dec, 31, 1886
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- Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $15,000
Remarks: Total loss
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes