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John T. Mott (Schooner), U75157, aground, 1 Nov 1875

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The schooner JOHN T. MOTT went ashore on Point au Pelee Sunday. The tug WINSLOW went to her assistance on Wednesday.
      Amherstburg Echo
      November 19, 1875
The schooner J. T. MOTT, which went ashore at Point au Pelee on the 12th of November last, and was subsequently taken off and towed to Detroit, has been thoroughly repaired at that port, and will come out in excellent condition for the opening of navigation. At the time of the disaster the MOTT was bound from Chicago to Buffalo with coal.
      Cleveland Herald
      Friday, March 24, 1876
Schooner JOHN T. MOTT. U. S. No. 75157. Of 319.15 tons. Home port, Oswego, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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John T. Mott (Schooner), U75157, aground, 1 Nov 1875