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Reed Case (Schooner), U21929, leak, 19 Aug 1878

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On the morning of the 19th, Church & Hill, the wreckers, were called on to stop a leak in the schooner REED CASE. They took her under Poverty Island for a lee and went under her bottom and stopped the leak. They then pumped her out, and she went on her way all right. She was loaded with ore, bound to Cleveland.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      August 26, 1878

Schooner REED CASE. U. S. No. 21929. Of 330.38 tons gross; 313.87 tons net. Built Toledo, O., 1869. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 137.0 x 26.0 x 13.9
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.52749 Longitude: -86.66457
William R. McNeil
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Reed Case (Schooner), U21929, leak, 19 Aug 1878