The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Montauk (Schooner), U16403, aground, 1 Nov 1882


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The schooner MONTAUK, a total wreck, coal loaded, on the Manitou, measured 331 tons. She was built at Oswego by George Goble in 1863, and thoroughly rebuilt in 1880. She rated A 2, and was valued at $13,000. Partly insured. Captain Gabe Gunderson, of Chicago, was owner and master. The crew were all saved, but suffered great hardship.
      ALSO
Detroit, Nov. 29. -- The schooner MONTAUK, loaded with coal, ran ashore Thursday night on North Point, north of Manitou Island. She has broken up and gone to pieces. The crew are safe, and left Glenhaven yesterday on the steamer CHAMPLAIN.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, No. 2, November, 1882
     
     
     
      Northport, Mich., Dec. 3. -- The schooner MONTAUK, with coal, ashore on Manitou Island, is broken entirely up.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, No. 2, December, 1882
     
     
     
Schooner MONTAUK. U. S. No. 16403. Of 331.86 tons Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1882
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McN.W.24179
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Montauk (Schooner), U16403, aground, 1 Nov 1882