Jennie Matthews (Schooner), U75618, aground, 16 Jun 1881
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Detroit Free Press:-- Late on Thursday night a severe squall passed over the city, doing considerable damage. The tug McCLELLAN and the schooner JENNIE MATTHEWS were driven aground on Fighting Island, and the steambarge JENNESS went on about a mile below them. The McCLELLAN worked herself off, the JENNESS was pulled off by the tug HALL, but the JENNIE MATTHEWS was still on yesterday and is reported three feet out. She will require to be lightered off.
Monday, June 20, 1881
The schooner JENNIE MATTHEWS, ashore on Fighting Island, was released Saturday, after 7,000 bushels of corn had been lightered.
Tuesday, June 21, 1881
Schooner JENNIE MATTHEWS. U. S. No. 75618. Of 332.91 tons gross; 316.27 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich, 1874. Home port, Ogdensburg, N.Y. 138.0 x 26.2 x 12.0
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes