The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Home (Schooner), aground, 28 Aug 1897

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Port Huron, Mich., Aug. 31. -- During the gale last Sunday evening the little schooner HOME was lying at anchor below Port Huron, on the Canadian side. The wind blew her ashore, where she struck a rock and a hole was stove in about midships. She now lies with her stern on the beach and her bow over the channel bank. The hold is full of water. There is a chain leading from the boat to the shore, which keeps her from rolling over. The crew are encamped on the beach, near the vessel.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      September 1, 1897

NOTE:- Schooner HOME is not listed in the 1898 List of Merchant Vessels, U. S. A. ?

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Reason: aground
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
William R. McNeil
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Home (Schooner), aground, 28 Aug 1897