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Monticello (Schooner), U90203, aground, 15 Aug 1904


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The schooner MONTICELLO stranded at Port Cresent Tuesday night and the accident was considered trivial, but a heavy north wind has made the vessel a bad wreck. The schooner had a cargo of sand when she struck on the rocks, and although aid was given her the boat could not be released. The heavy wind Wednesday night caused a leak and the boat soon went to pieces. The crew of the MONTOCELLO was taken to East Tawas by the propeller WYOMING.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 19, 1904


      Schooner MONTICELLO. U. S. No. 90203. Of 316 tons gross; 300 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1870. Home port, Port Huron 136.7 x 26.3 x 11.3
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
     
     
     
MONTICELLO. U. S. No. 90203. 316 GT - 300 NT. Built 1870 - Schooner - Wood.
Ashore at Port Crescent, Mich., Lake ?. August 15, 1904. Total loss.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1904
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23578
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.00196 Longitude: -83.05523
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Monticello (Schooner), U90203, aground, 15 Aug 1904