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Melitta (Schooner), U91309, aground, 27 Sep 1883

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Manistee, Mich., Sept. 28. -- The schooner MELITTA, of manistee, with lumber for Manistee, missed the harbor here last night and went on the beach north of the piers, and stove a hole in her stern. The life-saving crew , with the assistance of the tug WRIGHT, got her off and into the harbor about 2 a. m., full of water. She will be repaired here. Wind northwest; rough sea and very dark. - Inter Ocean.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Svrapbook, September, 1883
Schooner MELITTA. U. S. No. 91309. Of 57.65 tons gross; 54.77 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1881. Home port, Manistee, Mich. 70.0 x 20.0 x 6.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.24445 Longitude: -86.32425
William R. McNeil
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Melitta (Schooner), U91309, aground, 27 Sep 1883