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Australia (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1878

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Three schooners went ashore at Grand Haven Friday morning, the AMERICA, MONTPELIER, and AUSTRALIAN. One man was drowned off the AUSTRALIAN.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, November 2, 1878

      NEWS FROM THE EAST SHORE OF THIS LAKE:- is to the effect that the schooner AUSTRALIA will be a total loss, but that the MONTPELIER and ELVINA will doubtless be saved. The AMERICA is in some damger of proving a total loss, but there is a chance that she, too, may be rescued. The ALPENA, which left Chicago yesterday, took over another pump, which is to be used on the ELVINA and perhaps others, The H.D. MOORE is lying easy, and will be raised, if she is not up already. All these are at Grand Haven.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Monday, November 4, 1878

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.06307 Longitude: -86.22839
William R. McNeil
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Australia (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1878