The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mark Hopkins (Propeller), U91993, aground, 30 Nov 1901

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Buffalo, N. Y. Nov. 30. -- The steamer MARK HOPKINS is ashore six miles west of Long Point Light. Telegraphic orders for tugs were received from the captain today, and the tugs KELDERHOUSE and DUNBAR were dispatched to the assistance of the stranded boat. Captain John Perew, representing the underwriters, accompanied the expedition. The HOPKINS is without cargo, and left Buffalo Tuesday night. She went ashore Wednesday on a sandy bottom, and the tugs must dredge a channel to tow the stranded vessel into deep water.
      Duluth News Tribune
      November 30, 1901

Wrecking master Harris W. Baker has successfully released the steamer MARK HOPKINS from the sands of Long Point on Lake Erie. Yesterday she was towed into Port Dover and the tug CHAMPION will bring her to Detroit.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, March 26, 1902
Steam screw MARK HOPKINS. U. S. No. 91993. Of 732.00 tons gross;493.70 tons net. Built 1888 at Grand Haven, Mich. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 186.0 x 32.6 x 14.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
Steamer MARY HOPKINS is now named MYRON.
      Marine Record
      October 5, 1902

Steam screw MYRON. * U.S. No. 91993. Of 732 tons gross; 493 tons net. Built at Grand Haven, Mich., in 1888. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 186.0 x 32.6 x 13.0 and of 700 Indicated horse power and a crew of 14.
* former steam screw MARK HOPKINS.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1903

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Mark Hopkins (Propeller), U91993, aground, 30 Nov 1901