The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Monguagon (Schooner), U90658, aground, 1 May 1881

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Messrs. Pennington & Wilson received a dispatch yesterday from Captain Thomas Slackford, of the schooner MONGUAGON, at Buffalo, saying they had been ashore on South Fox Island. Part of her cargo was jettisoned. He has made a protest and average bond.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, May 18, 1881

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      The schooner MONGUNGON, which was compelled to jettison some of her cargo in order to get off South Fox on which she ran during a fog, was found to be 1,500 bushels short on a cargo of 20,700 bushels of wheat from Chicago.
      Cleveland Herald
      Friday, May 20, 1881

Schooner MONGUAGON. U. S. No. 90658. Of 301 tons gross; 286 tons net. Built Trenton, Mich., 1874. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 136.5 x 26.2 x 11.2 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1909

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.44083 Longitude: -85.87981
William R. McNeil
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Monguagon (Schooner), U90658, aground, 1 May 1881