The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ishpeming (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1889

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The barge ISHPENING went ashore in the gale of Monday night on White Back Reef and is a total loss. The steamer SAGINAW CITY rescued the crew who had been clinging to the rigging for 36 hours and brought them to Menominee.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, November 4, 1889

A wrecking tug has gone to the relief of the schooner ISHPENING stranded on Whalesback Reef Tuesday Night. It is now thought that she will not prove a total loss, as at first reported.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, November 16, 1889

The schooner ISHPENING has been taken to Milwaukee for repairs.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, November 22, 1889

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.35887 Longitude: -87.18678
William R. McNeil
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Ishpeming (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1889