The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Emma C. Hutchinson (Schooner), U8900, aground, 20 Jun 1883


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Cheboygan, Mich., June 20. -- The schooner EMMA C. HUTCHINSON, coal-laden for Chicago, ran aground today. The tug MOCKING BIRD, with twenty extra men, has gone to release her. Enough coal will be jettisoned to float her off. She is not leaking as yet.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, June 1883
     

Cheboygan, Mich., June 21. -- The schooner EMMA C. HUTCHINSON was released last night by the tug MOCKING BIRD. Two hundred tons of coal jettisoned before she could be got off. The lifesaving crew stayed by the wreck and worked like beavers until she was released.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, June 1883
     

Schooner EMMA C. HUTCHINSON. U. S. No. 8900. Of 736.76 tons gross; 699.92 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich., 1873. Home port, Cleveland, O. 195.7 x 34.2 x 14.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24227
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Emma C. Hutchinson (Schooner), U8900, aground, 20 Jun 1883