The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
F. A. Georger (Schooner), U120193, collision, 27 Nov 1878

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Port Huron, Nov. 27. -- The schooner F. A. GEORGER, while sailing down the river, struck the small schooner J. FRETTER, lying at the Wolverine Drydock, causing her to fill and sink immediately, in about fourteen feet of water. She was partly loaded with lumber and junk. The full amount of damage is not known. The captain of the GEORGIA was unable to manage his vessel in the current.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Thursday, November 28, 1878

Schooner F.A. GEORGER. U. S. No. 120193. Of 825 tons gross; 784 tons net. Built Tonawanda, N.Y. 1874. Home port, Sandusky, O. 200.6 x 35.4 x 15.0 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
William R. McNeil
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F. A. Georger (Schooner), U120193, collision, 27 Nov 1878