Checotah (Schooner), U85267, aground, 28 May 1900
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Alpens, Mich., May 28. - The steamer COFFINBERRY and consort CHILOTAH ran ashore on Thunder Bay Island this morning. The boats are coal laden for Portage. The steamer is out six feet forward and is leaking. The steamer HALL and RALPH have gone to their assistance.
May 29, 1900
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Alpena, June 1. - A steam pump has been put on the wrecked steamer COFFINBERRY, and it is expected she will leave tonight. The CHECOTAH is in better shape.
June 2, 1900
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Schooner CHECOTAH.* U.S. Number 85267. Of 658.22 gross tons; 597.83 tons net. Built 1870 at Toledo, Ohio. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 198.7 x 34.1 x 12.4
* formerly schooner GEORGE D. RUSSELL.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1890
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes