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Chris Grover (Schooner), U125667, aground, 25 Oct 1899

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Schooner CRISS GROVER. U.S. No. 125667. Of 133.40 tons gross; 126.73 tons net. Built at Lorain, Ohio in 1878. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 89.6 x 22.5 x 8.7
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1897
Schooner CHRIS GROVER stranded in Lake Superior on October 25, 1899. Of 300 tons. Owned by Jacob Werner, of Marquette. Approx., value of loss $2,500.
      Casualty List for 1899 [total loss]
      Marine Review
      December 21, 1899
Schooner CHRIS GROVER with a cargo of dynamite went on the rocks at Split Rock. The hull of the schooner being old and rotten and badly smashed was abandoned, after being stripped. Built 1878, of 123 tons. Capt. Gibbons
      Marine Record
      November 2, 1899
NOTE:- CRISS GROVER is the proper name.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: dynamite
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Minnesota, United States
    Latitude: 47.18798 Longitude: -91.3835
William R. McNeil
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Chris Grover (Schooner), U125667, aground, 25 Oct 1899