Bay City, Mich., Sept. 18. -- The schooner MOCKING BIRD for Charlevoix dragged her anchor and went ashore high and dry at three o'clock on Thursday morning at Norwood. She is expected to go to pieces. She lies broadside on the beach.
The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, September, 1882
Detroit, Sept., 27. -- A despatch has been received from Norwood from Capt. Franklin, agent of the Boston Marine Insurance Co., requesting that the wrecking tug LEVITHAN be sent immediately to the schr. MOCKING BIRD, ashore at that point. The vessel is insured for $1,700 in the Boston Marine. The LEVIATHAN left on Monday with a full wrecking outfit.
The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, Sept./November, 1882
TOTAL LOSSES, 1882
[Inter Ocean Casualty List]
Sept. 14. -- Schooner MOCKING BIRD, near Charlevoix, Mich. Crew saved.
J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, December, 1882
Detroit, Oct. 11. -- The hull of the MOCKING BIRD will be repaired here. She will probably be removed to Port Huron to have her repairs completed.
The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, No. 2, October, 1882
Schooner MOCKING BIRD. U. S. No. 90744. Of 59.21 tons gross; 151.25 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1851. Home port, Charlevoix, Mich. 111.7 x 22.2 x 7.6
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885