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Wolverine (Schooner), U62522, aground, 1 Apr 1876


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Propeller NEW ERA and tug St. MARY returned from South Haven on Friday morning, where they had failed to get the batge wolverine off the beach. They report the water where she lies so shallow that they cannot get at her.
      Cleveland Herald
      April 18, 1876


      THE WOLVERINE. -- The tug St. MARY, which has been working at the schooner WOLVERINE, beached near Saugatuck, arrived at Grand Haven Friday, and reports that she lies high up and is considerably damaged, and that on account of the rocks surrounding her they are unable to get her off by dredging, and that she must be raised before she can be rescued.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, April 19, 1876
     
     
     
THE BARGE WOLVERINE. --- A special dispatch from Grand Haven, April 22nd., to the Free Press says: The tug St. MARY succeeded in getting the barge WOLVERINE off of the beach near Clyde Center yesterday, and towed her to Grand Haven for repairs.
      Cleveland Herald
      Tuesday, April 25, 1876
     
     
Schooner WOLVERINE. U. S. No. 62522. Of 195 tons gross; 185 tons net. Built Grand Haven, Mich., 1871. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 117.0 x 25.4 x 8.4 Crew of 4.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
     
     


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1876
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22053
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.65502 Longitude: -86.20198
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Wolverine (Schooner), U62522, aground, 1 Apr 1876