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J. B. Comstock (Schooner), U76941, aground, 9 Oct 1906


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SCHOONERS STRAND -- CREWS RESCUED WITH DIFFICULTY.
Alpena, Oct. 11. -- The schooners J.B. COMSTOCK and ABRAM SMITH, which broke away from the steamer LANGELL BOYS in the storm on Lake Huron, are ashore on Buck Island, 50 miles northeast of Thunder Bay Island, and are fast breaking to pieces. The crew were rescued with great difficulty.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 11, 1906
     
      LANGELL BOYS LOSES BARGES.
Bay City, Oct. 22. -- The steamer LANGELL BOYS has returned from Middle Duck Island, where both of her consorts, the barges SMITH and CONSTOCK, went ashore last week, and has brought in 600,000 feet of lumber picked up along the shore of the island and from the remains of the wrecks. The two barges are practically broken to pieces and beyond repair.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 22, 1906
     
     
Schooner J.B. COMSTOCK. U. S. No. 76941. Of 325 tons gross; 306 tons net. Built Algomac, Mich., 1891. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 139.4 x 30.1 x 10.9 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     
     
Schooner J.B. COMSTOCK. U. S. No. 76941. Of 325 tons gross. Built 1891. On October 8, 1906 vessel stranded on Duck Island, Lake Huron, with 7 persons on board. No lives lost.
      Loss of American Vessels reported During Fiscal Year, 1907


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1906
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McN.W.24612
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English
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William R. McNeil
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J. B. Comstock (Schooner), U76941, aground, 9 Oct 1906