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Mary Dunn (Schooner), U91885, sunk, 26 Jun 1896


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The scow MARY DUNN, hailing from Menominee, is reported lost. It is said she foundered on the east shore of Lake Michigan Friday night during a squall, and that the owner and master, Capt. Dunn, and one sailor were drowned.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, June 29, 1896



Menominee, Mich. -- The scow MARY DUNN, hailing from this port, is reported lost. It is said it foundered on the east shore of Lake Michigan Friday night during a squall, and that the owner and master, Capt. Dunn, and one sailor were drowned.
      The report cannot be verified. Capt. Traverse of the tug NORTH MUSKEGON reports seeing the DUNN a short distance north of this port yesterday at 9 a. m. bound south from Rapid River with a cargo of cedar shingle bolts.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin.
      June 29, 1896
     

Schooner MARY DUNN. U. S. No. 91885. Of 31.61 tons gross; 30.09 tons net. Built Menominee, Mich., 1886. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 68.0 x 16.0 x 4.4
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891


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Reason: sunk
Lives: 2
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19807
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary Dunn (Schooner), U91885, sunk, 26 Jun 1896