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Forester (Scow), U37181, aground, 1 Oct 1891


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The scow FORRESTER of Chicago is on Pilot Island rocks. She has a hole through her bottom. She will probably be stripped and abandoned.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, October 31, 1891


The underwriters have given up the schooner L.C. BUTTS with her cargo of 1,200 tons of coal as a total loss. Efforts to release her from Washington island, where she stranded on the first of the month, have proved fruitless. She was insured for $10,000. The scow FORESTER, stranded on Pilot island, is also a total wreck. She was a small craft and had been in service for more than twenty years.
      The Marine Review
      November 12, 1891
     
     
     
Schooner scow FORESTER. U. S. No. 37181. Of 55 tons gross; 52 tons net. Built Erin, Mich., 1868. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 68.6 x 19.6 x 5.2
      Merchant Vessel List, 1898
     
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1891
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22357
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.28499 Longitude: -86.91984
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Forester (Scow), U37181, aground, 1 Oct 1891