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Richard J. Carney (Schooner), U56496, aground, 28 Sep 1895

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The schooner R.J. CARNEY, consort of the NELLIE TORRENT, was driven ashore at Shell Drake near the Soo and went to pieces. The TORRENT is aslo ashore and both crew are safe.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, September 30, 1895

Five steamers are grounded near Detroit, and the barge R.J. Henry [sic] went to pieces on the rocks near Sault Ste Marie.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, September 30, 1895

Schooner R.J. CARNEY. Wrecked September 28, 1895. Value $2,000.
      Lake Disasters of 1895 [total losses]
      Door County Advocate, Wis.
      Saturday, January 11, 1896

Schooner Barge RICHARD J. CARNEY. U. S. No. 56496. Of 397.07 tons gross; 377.22 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1873. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 150.0 x 30.6 x 10.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S. 1895

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.6778 Longitude: -85.0337
William R. McNeil
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Richard J. Carney (Schooner), U56496, aground, 28 Sep 1895