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Barbarian (Schooner), aground, 7 Aug 1882

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Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 8. -- The Kirkland, Wolf $ Davidson Wrecking Co. today received a dispatch from Thomas Hood, of Chicago, stating that the schooner BARBARIAN was ashore on Beaver Island, and asked if the LEVIATHAN could be sent to her. The LEVIATHAN is at Sheboygan and her master, Capt. Kirkland, was notified. Captain Kirkland telegraphed to Chicago stating that the LEVIATHAN could go if desired.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, Aug. 1882
      Dispatches received in Chicago yesterday announce the schooner A.G. MOREY in distress at Mackinaw City. The vessel loaded lumber at Cheboygan for Chicago. The dispatches announce her at Mackinaw City waterlogged, and asked for a tug, pump and line. The impression is that she struck some reef and has been run ashore, though no particulars are given. The PROTECTION, Captain Gray, of the V. O. T. Line, left for Mackinaw City at 11 o'clock last night, taking one of Atkins & Beckwith's steam pumps, a hawser, etc. The MOREY measured 302 tons. She classes B 1, and is valued at about $8,000
      The tug LEVIATHAN has gone to the stranded schooner BARBARIAN.
      A dispatch says the schooner GRACE MURRAY lost her anchor in the bay at Escanaba and has ordered another.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, August, 1882
Milwaukee, Aug. 21. -- The wrecking tug LEVIATHAN has arrived from Sheboygan with the schooner BARBATIAN, recently ashore on beaver Island, in tow. Two steam pumps are aboard the BARBARIAN, and one is kept working constantly. It is believed she mush have received considerable damage aft. She pounded very badly while ashore and will be docked.
      The J.W. Hall great lakes Marine Scrapbook, August, 1882

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.66472 Longitude: -85.55731
William R. McNeil
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Barbarian (Schooner), aground, 7 Aug 1882