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Boscobel (Schooner), U31430, sunk, 11 Sep 1900


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Alpena, September 12. -- The schooner BOSCOBEL, coal laden for the Soo, sprang a leak in the blow last night and was brought in here today. She reached the dock, when she sank to the bottom and is now full of water. her crew spent the night at the pumps and are about exhausted. Had she been compelled to remain outside much longer their boat would surely have foundered.
      Detroit Free Press
      September 13, 1900
     
     
The schooner BOSCOBEL coal laden sunk at Alpena on Wednesday.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, September 13, 1900
     
     
Schooner BOSCOBEL. U. S. No. 31430. Of 503 tons gross; 478 tons net. Built Algonac, Mich., 1876. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 166.8 x 32.0 x 10.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S. 1900
     
     
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1900
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23046
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.06168 Longitude: -83.43275
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Boscobel (Schooner), U31430, sunk, 11 Sep 1900