The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Guiding Star (Schooner), U85079, aground, 30 Aug 1892


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It is hourly more certain that the barge OCONTO was also lost in the same gale with the WESTERN RESERVE. She was in tow of the steamer TOLEDO with the GUIDING STAR when the storm struck them last Tuesday, both schooner broke adrift and the GUIDING STAR has gone ashore about 15 miles west of Marquette with five feet of water in her hold.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, September 3, 1892
     


Marquette, Sept. 5. -- The tug J. C. MORSE of Pequaming, today made an unsuccessful attempt to release the schooner GUIDING STAR. The tug BENHAM, with pump will go to her assistance as soon as the weather moderates.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Monday, September 5, 1892



Marquette, Sept. 8. -- The schooner GUIDING STAR was stripped yesterday and abandoned to her fate at Big Bay Point. Two tugs were unable to make any impression. She was owned by C. H. Weeks of Bay City and was valued at $5,000, with no insurance.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, September 8, 1892


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1892
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22423
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 46.79466 Longitude: -90.6524
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Guiding Star (Schooner), U85079, aground, 30 Aug 1892