Samuel L. Mather (Schooner), U23925, sunk by collision, 15 Aug 1877
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The schooner S. L. MATHER, from Marquette to Cleveland with iron ore, was run into on Monday night by the MARY COPELY, near the Foxes, and sunk. The COPELY rescued the crew.
August 17, 1877
The schooner SAMUAL S. MATHER was sunk by collision with the MARY COPLEY near the Manitous on Lake Michigan, Monday night. She was owned in Cleveland and laden with iron ore.
Port Huron Daily Times
Friday, August 17, 1877
The wreck of the schooner S. L. MATHER is reported to be floating around the North Manistee Island (Manitou Island ?)
August 24, 1877
Two seamen, E. M. Nelson and J. Rebrenson, have taken steps to have the schooner MARY COPELY libeled on her return to Milwaukee. They were on the schooner MARY L. MATHER, sunk in collision with the COPLEY some years ago, and lost all their effects, to recover the value of which they now threaten to bring suit.
Monday, June 20, 1881
Schooner SAMUEL L. MATHER. U. S. No. 23925. Of 538.62 tons. Home port, Vermilion, Ohio.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
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- Reason: sunk by collision
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Total loss
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes