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John B. Wilbur (Schooner), U3480, aground, 1 Jul 1896


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RELEASED IN DAMAGED CONDITION.
      The schooner J.B. WILBUR, which ran ashore on Sawlog Point, Georgian Bay, while en route from Chicago to Midland, with a cargo of 23,000 bushels of corn, has been released in damaged condition and will be repaired at Owen Sound. The vessel is now at Midland, where agents of the Underwriters are selling the wet corn for hog feed. Insurance on the cargo amounted to $6,800, but no insurance is carried on the vessel.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      July 30, 1896


Schooner JOHN B. WILBER. U. S. No. 13480. Of 412.50 tons gross; 391.88 tons net. Built Huron, Ohio, 1867. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 163.6 x 30.2 x 11.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891


NAME: J. B. WILBOR (Pre-list; 1869); JOHN B. WILBOR (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877;
1878); JOHN B. WILBER (1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 13480
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 163.6
BEAM: 30.2
DEPTH: 11.2
GROSS: 412.50 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-
81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
NET: 391.88 (1884; 1885
YEAR BUILT: 1867
STATE: OH
CITY: Huron
HOME PORT: Huron, OH (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880);
Milan, OH (1880-81); Chicago, IL (1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883; 1884; 1885
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Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19815
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John B. Wilbur (Schooner), U3480, aground, 1 Jul 1896