The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Jessie Linn (Schooner), U75605, aground, 1 Sep 1881

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The barge JESSIE LINN, ashore on Bois Blanc Island, lies in bad shape and in an exposed condition, with her cabin submerged, the depth of water at the stern being nearly nineteen feet. The LINN is the property of the Inter-Ocean Transportation Company, and is insured for $25,000, divided as follows: Boston Marine, $5,000; North-Western National, $7,500; Shoe & Leather, $5,000; Detroit Fire & Marine, $7,500. Her cargo of 1,300 tons of coal is consigned to the Northwestern Fuel Company of Chicago.
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, September 22, 1881

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The schooner JESSIE LINN has been released from the rocks at Bois Blanc and taken to Duncan City.
      Cleveland Herald
      Saturday, October 1, 1881

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The wrecking tug LEVIATHAN arrived at Milwaukee on Monday with the barge JESSIE LINN, recently ashore on Bois Blanc. The LINN will be docked for repairs as soon as she is unloaded. About 150 tons of coal were thrown overboard before the release was effected.
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, October 6, 1881

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Schooner JESSE LINN. U.S. No. 75605, of 905.45 tons gross; 800.28 tons net. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. Changed name to MASSASOIT on January 25, 1882.
      List of Vessels Whose Names Have been
      Changed under the Act of March 2, 1881
      U. S. Merchant vessel List, 1885

Lake Barge MASSASOIT of 950 tons. Built Gibralter by Linn & Craig in 1874. Rebuilt 1882. Owned by I. O. T. Co. Home port, Milwaukee. Class A1½ Value $30,000. Remarks -- Formerly barge JESSIE LINN.
      Inland Lloyds Vessel Classification, 1882

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Reason: aground
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Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Jessie Linn (Schooner), U75605, aground, 1 Sep 1881