The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alice B. Norris (Schooner), U105471, agrouns, 5 Oct 1882

Full Text

      [special Telegram to the Inter Ocean]
Escanaba, Mich., Oct. 6. -- The propeller M.M. DRAKE, towing the schooner ALICE B. NORRIS, loaded with ore, went ashore on North Fox island at 2 o'clock a. m. during the heavy storm of Thursday morning, Oct. 5. The steambarge R.P. RANNEY discovered the boats ashore and went to their assistance. The DRAKE was out two feet forward, and had jettisoned 150 tons of ore. The NORRIS jettisoned 100 tons. The RANNEY pulled on the DRAKE from 2 p. m. till 12 midnight when she released her. The captain thinks the DRAKE can release the NORRIS boats in good condition.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook No. 2. October,1882

Buffalo, Oc. 11. -- Private telegrams from Cleveland announce the arrival there of the schooner ALICE B. NORRICE, recently ashore on Fox island. The tug KELLOGG towed her down for $1,500. The vessel is insured for $20,000. She will repair in Cleveland.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook No. 2. October,1882

Schooner ALICE B. NORRIS. U. S. No. 105471. Of 628 gross tons; 596.60 tons net. Built at Milwaukee, Wis., in 1872. Home port, Kenosha, Wis. 189.0 x 33.0 x 13.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: agrouns
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Alice B. Norris (Schooner), U105471, agrouns, 5 Oct 1882