The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Sweetheart (Schooner), U22397, sunk, 1 Oct 1882

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Detroit, Oct., 25. -- Yesterday morning the tug SWAIN left Grummond's dock, having on board steam pumps, divers, and everything necessary to raise the schooner SWEETHEART, which is reported sunk at Grand Island, Lake Superior. The SWEETHEART is said to be loaded with 1,000 tons of iron.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, No. 2, October, 1882

Buffalo, Nov. 2. -- Smith & Davis yesterday received a despatch from Capt. George Mcleod saying that the schooner SWEETHEART had arrived at Duluth and was unloading her railroad iron. She was badly strained, and would be towed to Detroit. The SWEETHEART was sunk off Grand Island near Marquette.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, No. 2, November, 1882

Schooner SWEETHEART. U. S. No. 22397. Of 538.97 gross tons; 512.02 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1867. Home port, St. Clair, Mich. 175.0 x 32.0 x 13.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: sunk
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Raised
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.51661 Longitude: -86.66683
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Sweetheart (Schooner), U22397, sunk, 1 Oct 1882