Pamlico (Schooner), U19615, aground, 1 Nov 1875
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DISASTERS TO SHIPPING AND LOSS OF LIFE
CINCINNATI, Nov. 29. -- Early this morning the schooner PAMLICO, of Chicago was run ashore on Little Traverse Bay, it being necessary to save the lives of the crew. The foresail and jib were all gone, the anchors covered with ice and frozen to the deck so hard that they could not be moved. She has four feet of water in her hold, and will require a tug and steam pumps to get her off. She has a cargo of wheat from Chicago to Buffalo.
Toronto Daily Globe
Tuesday, November 30, 1875
MORE WRECKS AND LOSS OF LIFE.
DETROIT, Nov. 30. -- The schooner PAMLICO, with a cargo of wheat, is ashore and full of water at Little Traverse Bay. The crews of the barges WARREN and SWEEPSTAKES, wrecked yesterday, have been saved, but some of them are badly frozen. The schooner BRIDGEWATER with a cargo of wheat is ashore and full of water at Waugoshenee, in a dangerous position. The brig ROSCIUS is at Point Le Barber with her canvas gone. The schooner St. LAWRENCE, with a cargo of coal, became unmanage able on Sunday night on account of the rigging being covered with ice, and went ashore near South Point, Lake Huron. With favourable weather she will be released. The tug SWEEPSTAKES leaves tonight for the BRIDGEWATER, with three steam pumps and a diver, the BRIDGEWATER is ashore at Waugoshomee, Straits of Mackinaw. No lives were lost from barge WAURECAN as reported..
Toronto Daily Globe
Wednesday, December 1, 1875
THE PAMLICO. -- A recent dispatch from Chicago states that the schooner PAMLICO, which went ashore in Little Traverse Bay last fall, has been released and towed to that port.
Friday, May 12, 1876
Schooner PAMLICO, built 1866. Ashore Little Traverse Bay, 1875
"Hist., of the Great Lakes"
By Mansfield p.871
Schooner PAMLICO. U. S. No. 19615. Of 379.71 tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
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