John Wesley (Schooner), U75491, aground, 31 Oct 1892
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Marquette, Nov. 1. -- The schooner JOHN WESLEY went ashore 25 miles east of here yesterday afternoon. The crew came ashore without loss of life. The schooner is on a rocky beach and is likely to stay there. She is owned by Captain A. P. Read of Chicago, valued at $6,000, and is fully insured. The WESLEY was bound from Chicago to Portage Entry for a cargo of stone. The stranded vessel is in three feet of water.
Tuesday, November 1, 1892
The schr. JOHN WESLEY, ashore at Sucker Bay, will be stripped and abandoned.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
November 2, 1892 3-4
Schooner JOHN WESLEY. U. S. No. 75491. Of 302.28 tons gross; 287.17 tons net. Built Toledo, O., 1873. Home port, Oswego, N.Y. 135.3 x 26.0 x 11.7.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes