The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Tasmania (Schooner), U75598, aground, 17 Sep 1900

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Cleveland, O., Sept. 18. -- Telegrams to James Corrigan today reported the schooners MICHIGAN and TASMANIA ashore on the south side of Lake Superior between Whitefish Point and Shell Drake River. The vessels were bound up light in tow of the steamer IRON DUKE.
      Detroit Free Press
      September 19, 1900
      The schooners TASMANIA and MICHIGAN which were ashore near Whitefish Point, were released before tugs got to them. The schooner S. L. WATSON, owned by J. C. Gilchrist of Cleveland, which was sent to the Atlantic last fall, foundered off Cape Cod yesterday.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      September 20, 1900
Schooner TASMANIA.* U.S. No. 75598. Of 979 tons gross; 930 tons net. Built 1871 at Port Huron, Mich. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 221.0 x 35.0 x 16.0
* formerly schooner JAMES COUCH.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1892

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
William R. McNeil
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Tasmania (Schooner), U75598, aground, 17 Sep 1900