The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Aloha (Schooner), U106542, aground, 16 Jul 1892

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The blow of last Saturday did much damage to shipping, and all the accidents are probably not yet heard of.
      The schooner ALOHA of the HEBARD tow went on at Sand Beach and is badly hogged.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Monday, July 18, 1892
      Sand Beach, July 20. -- The tug MOORE made an unsuccessful attempt to pull the stranded barge ALOHA off the beach yesterday. Since then an additional pump has been put on board and another attempt will be made. Three hundred tons have been lightered off the stranded boat.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Wednesday, July 20, 1892
      Sand Beach, July 21. -- The tugs pulled on the stranded schooner ALOHA toway and swung her a little. Her cargo of coal is now being thrown overboard.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, July 21, 1892
      Sand Beach, July 22. -- The tug MOORE left with the schooner ALOHA for Port Huron at 11 o'clock. One pump keeps her free.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, July 22, 1892
Schooner ALOHA. U. S. No. 106542. Of 521 tons gross; 500 tons net. Built Mount Clemens, Mich., 1888. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 173.0 x 32.4 x 12.0 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.84168 Longitude: -82.6416
William R. McNeil
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Aloha (Schooner), U106542, aground, 16 Jul 1892