The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Crosthwaite (Schooner), U26217, aground, 1 Jun 1873

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Besides the CROSTHWAITE, hard on the Neebish, the schr. SENATOR was about the the 15th reported on the rocks a little above Pipe Island, above Sault Ste. Marie.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 21, 1873 3-5

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      The schr. WM. CROSTHWAITE which got on the rocks in the Neebish, was released by lightering a portion of her cargo and a strong pull from a tug. Her damages were slight.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 25, 1873 3-4

Schooner WILLIAM CROSTHWAITE. U. S. No. 26217. Of 371.81 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
Schooner WILLIAM CROSTHWAITE. Of 371 tons. Built Bay City, Mich., May 1866, by W. Crosthwaite. Home port, Chicago, Ill. Owned by A.J. McGraw. Class, B 1. Value $10,000
      Assocation of Lake Undderwriters
      Vessel Classification Register, 1876

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.35007 Longitude: -84.09994
William R. McNeil
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William Crosthwaite (Schooner), U26217, aground, 1 Jun 1873