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John B. Wilbur (Schooner), U13480, aground, 1 Jul 1896


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RELEASED IN DAMAGED CONDITION.
The schooner J. B. WILBUR, which was ashore on Sawlog Point, Georgian Bay, while en-route from Chicago to Midland with a cargo of 22,000 bushels of corn, has been released in damaged condition and will be repaired at Owen Sound. The vessel is now at Midland, where agents of the underwriters are selling the wet corn for hog feed. Insurance on the cargo ammounts to $6,800, but no insurance is carried on the vessel.
      Evening Wisconsin
      July 23, 1896


Schooner JOHN B. WILBUR. U. S. No. 13480. Of 412.50 tons gross; 391.88 tons net. Built Huron, Ohio, 1867. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 163.6 x 30.2 x 11.2
      Merchant Vessel List U. S., 1891


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.W.25186
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.86 Longitude: -79.940277
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John B. Wilbur (Schooner), U13480, aground, 1 Jul 1896