The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
South Haven (Schooner), U23495, aground, 17 Nov 1886

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List of vessels ashore in the late gale:-
Barge WALLACE and consort on Chocolay Bearc, east of Marquette.
Schooner SOUTH HAVEN, near Pt. Sherman.
Schooner MARY near Blenheim, Ontario.
Schooner PATHFINDER near Two Rivers. Cargo and vessel total loss.
Schooner CUTAHOGA and two scows in North Bay.
Schooner P.S. MARSH and unknown schooner at St. Ignace.
Schooner HARVEY BISSELL near Alpena.
Propeller CITY OF NEW YORK near Cheboygan.
Schooner KOLFAGE near Goderich, Ont. All broken up.
Propeller NASHUA on Grass Island, Green Bay.
Barge BISSELL near Wewaunee.
Schooner GOLDEN below China Beach.
Propeller BELLE CROSS and barges across from China Beach.
Schooner FLORIDA on Marquette beach. Total loss.
Barges BUCKOUT; McDougall; BAKER; GOLDEN HARVEST near East Tawas.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, November 19, 1886

      NOTE. - Sherman Point in Lake Ontario, may not be the Pt. Sherman named in the casualty. The SOUTH HAVEN is not listed in the 1889 Merchan Vessel List ?

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Schooner SOUTH HAVEN. U.S. No. 23495. Of 120.05 tons gross; 114.05 tons net. Built 1866 at South Haven, Mich. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 99.0 x 22.0 x 6.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1889

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    Latitude: 44.104722 Longitude: -77.067222
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South Haven (Schooner), U23495, aground, 17 Nov 1886