The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Theodore S. Fassett (Barge), U145254, aground, 3 Jun 1907

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Sturgeon Bay, June 4 - During the fog last night the stm. VERONICA and barge FASSETT ran on the reef off Rawley's Bay, 35 miles north of this point. Both boats are reported to be in bad shape. The crews are in no
      The life-savers from Bailey's Harbor are at the scene. The tug SMITH will leave here tonight to endeavor to release the boats.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 5, 1907 9-4

      Escanaba, June 5 - The stm. VERONICA, ashore in Green Bay, has been released and is now here. The shoe is gone and the steamer must go to drydock.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 6, 1907 8-4

Schooner THEODORE S. FASSETT. U. S. No. 145254. Of 548 gross tons; 521 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1881. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 186.8 x 31.9 x 14.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898
      Schooner J.L. CRANE.* U.S. No. 145254. Of 548 tons gross; 521 tons net. Built at Marine City, Mich., in 1881. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 186.8 x 31.9 x 11.0 and a crew of 6.
      *Formerly schooner THEODORE S. FASSETT.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1918

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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.85416 Longitude: -87.39454
William R. McNeil
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Theodore S. Fassett (Barge), U145254, aground, 3 Jun 1907