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.
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
Remarks: Got off
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes