The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
E. B. Hale (Propeller), U135012, aground, 5 Nov 1881

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Sandusky, Nov. 6. -- While the propeller HALE was coming down the lake yesterday with a cargo of ore, she ran onto a reef off Middle Island, sixteen miles northwest of here. There was a strong southwest wind and a heavy sea, and to save the craft the crew were obliged to scuttle her.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, November 7, 1881

      Steam screw E.B. HALE, U. S. Number 135012. 1,186.15 tons gross; 928.05 tons net. 217.7 x 34.8 x 17.9. of 970 horse power (nominal). Built 1874 at Cleveland. Home port, Cleveland.
      Merchant Vessels List, U. S., 1897

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Reason: aground
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.682777 Longitude: -82.682777
William R. McNeil
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E. B. Hale (Propeller), U135012, aground, 5 Nov 1881