Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), August 2, 1884
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The wrecking schooner Experiment of Racine has commenced raising the cargo of the schooner A. T. Wright, wrecked near Pentwater thirty years ago with a cargo of nails and rivets while bound for Chicago from Cleveland. The wreckers have secured seventy-eight kegs of nails thus far and expect to make a big haul if the weather is fine.
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- The vessel's name was JOHN B. WRIGHT, and she was built the same year as her loss 2 mi south of Pentwater October 3, 1854. It seems incredible that a cargo of that type would be worth anything after 30 years. Brendon Baillod reported to me yesterday that the beach in that vicinity is still littered with nails.
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- August 2, 1884
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- Dave Swayze
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- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes