The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
E. P. Beals (Schooner), U8909, leak, 1 May 1883

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Cheboygan, Mich., May 11. -- The schooner E.P. BEALS, coal laden for Milwaukee, sprung a leak on Lake Huron night before last and was jacketed to keep her afloat. A signal of distress brought a harbor tug to her , and she was towed inside. The wrecking tug JOHN MARTIN will put a steam pump aboard and tow her to her destination.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, May 1883

Schooner E.P. BEALS. U. S. No. 8909. Of 373.71 tons gross; 335.03 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1873. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 137.3 x 26.2 x 11.9
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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E. P. Beals (Schooner), U8909, leak, 1 May 1883