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William Crosthwaite (Schooner), U80344, aground, 15 Oct 1875

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On Saturday the schooner W. S. CROSTHWAITE was ashore at North Bay, Lake Michigan, and lying in water six feet forward and ten feet aft. The vessel is loaded with coal from Buffalo to Chicago, and is uninsured. The tug PRINDIVILLE leaves Port Huron with a complete wrecking apparatus, including steam pumps and hawsers.
      Toronto Daily Globe
      Wednesday, October 20, 1875
      Schooner W.S. CROSTHWAITE. U. S. No. 80344. Of 673.20 tons gross; 639.54 tons net. Built East Saginaw, Mich., 1873. Home port, Sandusky, O. 197.0 x 34.0 x 13.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.35252 Longitude: -83.50748
William R. McNeil
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William Crosthwaite (Schooner), U80344, aground, 15 Oct 1875