Mineral State (Schooner), U90494, aground, 6 Oct 1889
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The Autumn Gales Did More Damage to Shipping Than Was First Reported.
The list of accidents made by the late gale grows larger. On Sunday morning the schooner PHILO SCOVILLE went ashore at Russell Island, Georgian Bay. Capt. John O'Grady was drowned. The remainder of the crew reached the shore safely. Off Forestville the propeller G. W. DYER is at anchor disabled, rudder and shoe are lost. A sailor, name unknown, who was injured by the wheel of the barge WEEKS, died at Port Huron yesterday.. The schooner STARLING is full of water at Lyons Head, Georgian Bay, the result of being in the gale. She was bound for Buffalo. Near the Beavers, Lake Michigan, the schooner MINERAL STATE is reported ashore.
Buffalo Evening News
Tuesday, October 8, 1889
Schooner MINERAL STATE. U. S. No. 90494. Of 294 gross tons;280 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich, 1873. Home port, Port Huron. 137.0 x 25.8 x 11.5 Crew of 6.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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