The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
A. W. Comstock (Schooner), U107177, sunk, 23 Sep 1895

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The barge A.W. COMSTOCK foundered off Stannard's Rock, Lake Superior in the late storm. She carried 51,000 bushels of wheat. The crew were rescued by the steamer JOHN MCWILLIAMS at 10 o'clock. The Capt. of the COMSTOCK, McArthur, broke one leg and 3 ribs. The COMSTOCK sank at 7:00 Monday.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, September 25, 1895

Schooner A.W. COMSTOCK. U. S. No. 107177. Of 805.90 gross tons; 777.85 tons net. Built at Algonac, Mich., in 1895. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 200.0 x 36.0 x 12.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895.

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 47.18047 Longitude: -87.2293
William R. McNeil
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A. W. Comstock (Schooner), U107177, sunk, 23 Sep 1895