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Cambridge (Schooner), U5399, aground, 1 Sep 1873

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Schooner CAMBRIDGE ashore, with a cargo of ore, at Lake Superior, has gone to pieces. Owned by John Hoamer of Detroit.
      Toronto Globe
      September 10, 1873
The schooner CAMBRIDGE, built Detroit 1868, has become a total wreck.
      Toronto Globe
      September 11, 1873
      Schooner CAMBRIDGE, 445 tons, built 1867 at Detroit by J.M. Jones. Owned by Ely Merrick. Home port, Detroit. Value $27,000. Class a 1. -- Remarks - Three Masts.
      Board of Marine Inspectors
      Classification of Lake Vessels & Barges, 1871
CAMBRIDGE Built 1868 Schooner - Wood
U.S. No. 5399 445 gt - 162 nt 162.0 x 28.0 x 12.8
Ashore and total loss, August, 1873, near Marquette, Michigan, Lake Superior.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
William R. McNeil
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Cambridge (Schooner), U5399, aground, 1 Sep 1873