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Tasmania (Schooner), U75598, aground, 1 May 1896

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Sault Ste. Marie, May 22 - The schr. TASMANIA, bound down, struck at the Encampment. She has 6 ft. of water in the hold. Tug, lighter and steam pump have gone to her.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 23, 1896 3-1

      Am extra steam pump was placed on the barge TASMANIA at Alpena Tuesday. The barge ran aground in the Sault Passage a few days ago and damaged her bottom badly.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      May 27, 1896

Schooner TASMANIA.* U.S. No. 75598. Of 979 tons gross; 930 tons net. Built 1871 at Port Huron, Mich. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 221.0 x 35.0 x 16.0
* formerly schooner JAMES COUCH.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1892

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.059722 Longitude: -83.945833
William R. McNeil
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Tasmania (Schooner), U75598, aground, 1 May 1896