The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Marvin Hannahs (Scow), U90177, aground, 2 Nov 1878

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Private dispatches received here yesterday announce that the scow MARVIN HANNAHS waterlogged, and is aground on the bar at Paulville, on the east shore, south of South Haven. She has a cargo of lumber, or something of that kind, consigned to Chicago. A tug and pump were asked for, but none have yet been sent. The vessel is owned by George Hannahs, of Chicago.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Thursday, November 7, 1878

The scow MARVIN HANNAHS, which waterlogged and grounded at Packard's Pier, on the east shore, has gone to pieces, and is a total loss. Arrival from there so reports. The HANNAHS was owned by George Hannahs, of South Haven, and measured 84 tons. She was uninsured.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Saturday, November 16, 1878

Schooner MARVIN HANNAHS. U. S. No. 90177. Of 84.69 tons. Home port, South Haven, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: aground
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.40309 Longitude: -86.27364
William R. McNeil
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Marvin Hannahs (Scow), U90177, aground, 2 Nov 1878