The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
James C. Harrison (Schooner), leaking, 11 Sep 1881

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The schooner JAMES C. HARRISON, coal laden arrived at Milwaukee Tuesday in tow of the steambarge H. D. COFFINBERRY, leaking badly, at the rate of thirty inches per hour. The COFFENBERRY proceeded to Chicago. Captain Greeley, of the HARRISON, reports that he was caught in a heavy gale off Saginaw Bay, and was so badly shaken up that several seams parted, causing a bad leak. He reports heavy weather on the whole trip, and passed the JOHN KELDERHOUSE and ZACK CHANDLER, minus their jibs. The HARRISON will be docked.
      Cleveland Herald
      Friday, September 16, 1881

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Reason: leaking
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.75002 Longitude: -83.66664
William R. McNeil
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James C. Harrison (Schooner), leaking, 11 Sep 1881