The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Henry A. Kent (Schooner), U95223, aground, 18 Jun 1878

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A special dispatch to the Free Press from Port Huron June 18 says: The schooner H. A. KENT, grain laden, grounded on the middleground abreast of this city at 11 o'clock tonight. She was in tow of the KATE WILLIAMS, which is working to release her.
      Detroit Free Press
      Wednesday, June 19, 1878
Port Huron, June 19. -- The tug McCLELLAN ran the schooner D. E. BAILEY aground on the middleground abreast this city. She is out eight inches. The tugs CRUSADER and McCLELLAN are working at her.
      The H. A. KENT was released this morning at 4 o'clock, requiring the assistance of the tug CRUSADER.
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, June 20, 1878
      Schooner HENRY A. KENT. U. S. No. 95223. Of 771.85 tons gross; 733.25 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1873. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 194.7 x 35.8 x 14.3
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
William R. McNeil
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Henry A. Kent (Schooner), U95223, aground, 18 Jun 1878