The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 28 Oct, 1880

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Capt. Simonson, of the schooner Active, on arrival in Milwaukee Monday morning reported that while off Muskegon eight or ten miles, he sighted a dead body floating on the water. The body was picked up, and, much to Capt. Simonson's surprise, it proved to be the body of Carl Claason, his brother-in-law, who was lost on the Grenada.

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The schooner GRANADA (US#10543), went down off Muskegon October 17, 1880, in the same storm that sank the passenger liner ALPENA. Steward Claason was one of four crewmen lost in the GRANADA sinking.
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28 Oct, 1880
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Dave Swayze
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 28 Oct, 1880