The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
W. H. Rounds (Schooner), U80530, aground, 3 May 1905

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SCHOONER "ROUNDS" ON REEF. -- Alpena, May 3. -- The schooner W.H. ROUNDS went on the reef early today in a big sea. The schooner is exposed to the full force of the sea and may be a total loss. The crew have been taken from the wreck in safety.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 3, 1905
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THE "ROUNDS" IN BAD WAY. -- Alpena, May 4. -- The schooner W.H. ROUNDS, which stranded at Black River Monday, is in bad shape and will probably be a total loss, including her cargo of coal. The southeast gale last night and today has played havoc with the boat.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 4, 1905
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      The steamer HOUGHTON with pumps aboard and tug RALPH left Cleveland yesterday for Black River to release steamer RECOR and schooner ROUNDS, which have stranded there.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 5, 1905

Schooner W.H. ROUNDS. U. S. No. 80530. Of 308.55 gross tons; 293.13 tons net. Built Tonawanda, N.Y., 1875. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 138.0 x 26.0 x 11.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss ?
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.06168 Longitude: -83.43275
William R. McNeil
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W. H. Rounds (Schooner), U80530, aground, 3 May 1905