The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Constitution (Schooner), aground, 8 Oct 1876

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The schooner CONSTITUTION is ashore at Whitefish Point, and full of water. She is loaded with coal for Houghton.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, October 9, 1876
The tug PECK, with steam pum, has gone from the Sault to the bark CONSTITUTION, and is pumping her out. The vessel lies on the east side of White Fish Point, and is not seriously damaged.
      Cleveland Herald
      Saturday, October 14, 1876
      THE CONSTITUTION. -- The captain of the propeller ARABIA reports having seen the LEVIATHAN towing a three-masted schooner of dark color through the Straits on Thursday. This is doubtless the CONSTITUTION, and by this time she is probably at Manitowoc.
      Cleveland herald
      Monday, October 30, 1876

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.05112 Longitude: -83.35775
William R. McNeil
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Constitution (Schooner), aground, 8 Oct 1876