The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Minnie Mueller (Schooner), struck pier, 28 Oct 1878

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Muskegon, Oct. 29. -- During last night and early this morning, when entering this harbor, the MINNIE MUELLER, MYSTIC, A. J. ROGERS, MINNIE SLAUSON, and scow SALMA struck the pier, the SALMA escaped without damage.
The MINNIE MUELLER lost her jibboom and headgear, and sustained slight injuries to her hull. She is now in dry dock to stop a leak. The A. J. ROGERS knocked the pier light off, and lost her jibboom. The MINNIE SLAUSON also struck the pier light frame work, and lost her jibboom. The MYRTLE lost her jibboom. The pier light is some distance from the end of the pier. Masters complain bitterly it is not moved to the end of the pier. Dark nights they are liable to strike the pier, even in good weather.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Wednesday, October 30, 1878
      Muskegon, Mich., Oct. 30. -- The damage to the schooner MINNIE MUELLER, from striking the pier esterday proves to be more serious that at first supposed. her stem is broken and forefoot knocked off, planking and timbers started.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Thursday, October 31, 1878

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Reason: struck pier
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.23418 Longitude: -86.24839
William R. McNeil
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Minnie Mueller (Schooner), struck pier, 28 Oct 1878