The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Belle P. Cross (Propeller), U2719, 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

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Steam screw BELLE P. CROSS. U. S. No. 2719. Of 427 tons gross; 305 tons net. Built Trenton, Mich., 1870. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 135.0 x 27.4 x 11.8 Crew of 18.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902

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    Latitude: 42.081944 Longitude: -83.125555
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Belle P. Cross (Propeller), U2719, aground, 17 Nov 1886