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Forester (Schooner), U37181, aground, 10 Sep 1898


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The schooner FORESTER, loaded with lumber, went ashore on Saturday about 100 feet south of the dock at Port Sanilac. The deck load is scattered along the shore for 2 miles. The crew started for the shore in a yawl boat, but capsized about 150 feetfrom shore. The men succeeded in getting ashore safely and are being taken care of by the lightkeeper Holmes. The lumber is the property of the Port Sanilac Lumber Co. The schooner is rapidly going to pieces. She is broken in two now.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, September 12, 1898



Schooner scow FORESTER. U. S. No. 37181. Of 55 tons gross; 52 tons net. Built Erin, Mich., 1868. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 68.6 x 19.6 x 5.2
      Merchant Vessel List, 1898
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1898
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24420
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.43086 Longitude: -82.54242
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Forester (Schooner), U37181, aground, 10 Sep 1898