The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Amoskeag (Schooner), aground, 15 Aug 1868


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ON A REEF. -- The schooner AMOSKEAG, of Marine City, from Oswego to Detroit, with a cargo of railroad iron, while sailing up the Detroit River during the southwest gale Saturday forenoon, was struck by a heavy squall when oust above the end of Bois Blanc Island, which
caused her to breech to and run on the reef near a buoy, located there. For a time she pounded on the rocks, and the worst fears were entertained. The side-wheel tug T. P. PARK was engaged, and a portion of her cargo lightered, and on Sunday afternoon she was floated off and towed to Detroit, where she will go into dry dock.
      Chicago Tribune
      Friday, August 14, 1868
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1868
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23240
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Amoskeag (Schooner), aground, 15 Aug 1868