The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Miami Belle (Schooner), U16616, aground, 16 Sep 1881

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The schooner MIAMI BELLE, bound up, got hard on Ballard's reef, Grosse Island, Friday morning. She is out about one foot. The steamer RIVERSIDE is working at her.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, September 19, 1881

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The schooner MIAMI BELLE, which was aground on Ballard's reef, Grosse Isle, has been released. Part of her cargo was lightered.
      Cleveland Herald
      Tuesday, September 20, 1881

Schooner MIAMI BELLE. U. S. No. 16616. Of 268.63 tons gross. Home port, Toledo., Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

Schooner MIAMI BELL. U.S. No. 16616, of 268.63 tons gross; 255.20 tons net. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. Changed name to LIZZIE P. BETTS on September 10, 1884.
      List of Vessels Whose Names Have been
      Changed under the Act of March 2, 1881
      U. S. Merchant vessel List, 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.1556 Longitude: -83.12992
William R. McNeil
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Miami Belle (Schooner), U16616, aground, 16 Sep 1881