The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Oct. 24, 1877

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The figure-head and bowsprit of the schr Emma L. Coyne, which were cut away at the time that vessel collided with the schr Hippogriff, drifted ashore in the late gale, at Wilmette. Their discovery led to the story that a wreck had occurred, and rumors were afloat in consequence.

Opposite Sandusky, Saturday, were seen two barges dragging their anchors. They are believed to have broken loose from some tow. So the propeller China reported at Detroit.

The scow Planet, of Racine, sprung a leak and lost her rudder during Friday's gale. She was towed into harbor at Milwaukee Saturday.

The schooner Myosotis had her jibboom broken Saturday at Milwaukee while in charge of the tug Starke Brothers.

The scow O. W. Goit is reported ashore at Twin River Point.

A dispatch from Cheboygan, Michigan, October 22d, says the schooner Senator, ashore at Detour, is waiting for the insurance agent to take charge. The Leviathan will, in the morning, take a look at her.

The Prindiville is to be raised by pontoons.

The propeller Jos. L. Hurd, bound down, loosened her wheel between Portage and Marquette and Saturday. Sunday evening she reached Marquette, but was unable to repair it, and left in tow of the tug Jay C. Morse, reaching Sault Ste. Marie at noon. If unable to repair in the canal, the Morse will tow her to Chicago.

The schooner Wells Burt arrived at Buffalo Sunday forenoon minus her foretop-gallant-mast and with some of her sails damaged. Her master reports a rough trip.

A dispatch to Mr. Thomas Maytham from Erie Sunday afternoon states that a tug was ready to go to the relief of the schooner Beals as soon as the heavy sea subsided.

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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Oct. 24, 1877