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Point Abino (Propeller), U150103, aground, 11 Dec 1899

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Steamer POINT ABINO, stranded on Ballast island, Lake Erie on December 11, 1899. Of 326 tons. Owned by Nelson Mills, of Port Huron.
      Casualty List for 1899 [total loss]
      Marine Review
      December 21, 1899
      The steamer POINT ABINO, coal laden, is ashore on Ballast island reef, and will probably be a total wreck.
      Port Huron daily Times
      Wednesday, December 13, 1899

The steamer POINT ABINO, Owned by Nelson Mills, ashore on Ballast island, Lake Erie, has been abandoned. The cargo has been saved.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, December 21, 1899

Steam screw POINT ABINO. U. S. No. 150103. Of 204 tons gross; 140 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1872. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 112.2 x 23.7 x 7.6 Crew of 8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $3,000
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.67922 Longitude: -82.78324
William R. McNeil
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Point Abino (Propeller), U150103, aground, 11 Dec 1899