The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Sea Gull (Schooner), U22375, aground, 25 Oct 1889


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The JANE MASON and SEA GULL laden with brick went ashore at Oscoda Wednesday night. Both are total losses.
      Port Huron Daily Tmes
      Monday, November 4, 1889
     


      Schooner SEA BIRD. U.S. No. 22375. Two masted schr. built Algonac, Mich. 1862 by Charles Hinman. 102.22 gross tons. 79'6" x 21' x 6'11"
First enrollment issued at Detroit, dated Sept. 23, 1862.
Remeasured, Detroit, August 17, 186? . 79'6"x 21'1"x 6'9" 82.09 tons gross - 77.96 tons net.

Disposition - Driven ashore at Oscoda, Michigan, Lake Huron, October 30, 1889, in tow of tug ADA BARRETT, with cargo of bricks. Became total loss; no lives lost. Final enrollment surrendered at Detroit, Michigan, December 28, 1881 and endorsed "Total loss."
      Detroit Vessel Enrollments

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      Note :- Newspaper accounts of the loss of the SEA BIRD, incorrectly name her as SEA GULL.


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1889
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23815
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.42029 Longitude: -83.3308
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sea Gull (Schooner), U22375, aground, 25 Oct 1889