Citizen (Schooner), U4273, aground, 27 Sep 1872
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Disasters On The Detroit River.- Since the commencement of the southwest gale several vessels which arrived in the river during the night, and attempting to sail up, grounded at various points, but after a brief delay succeeded in getting off without further assistance. The schooner CITIZEN got on near the lower light, but was released by the steamer FAVORITE after a short time. The schooner IROQUOIS run on the bank and was also got off. The scow brig FRANKIE WILCOX, laden with coal, run on Stoney Island reef, and had not been released up to latest advices. Two barges were alongside lightening her cargo and a large tug at hand assisting in getting her off. It is stated she was leaking.
Detroit Free Press
September 27, 1872 4-8
Schooner CITIZEN. U. S. No. 4273. Of 116.27. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes