Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. Lawrence (Schooner), aground, 29 Nov 1875
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MORE WRECKS AND LOSS OF LIFE.
      DETROIT, Nov. 30. -- The schooner PAMLICO, with a cargo of wheat, is ashore and full of water at Little Traverse Bay. The crews of the barges WARREN and SWEEPSTAKES, wrecked yesterday, have been saved, but some of them are badly frozen. The schooner BRIDGEWATER with a cargo of wheat is ashore and full of water at Waugoshenee, in a dangerous position. The brig ROSCIUS is at Point Le Barber with her canvas gone. The schooner St. LAWRENCE, with a cargo of coal, became unmanage able on Sunday night on account of the rigging being covered with ice, and went ashore near South Point, Lake Huron. With favourable weather she will be released. The tug SWEEPSTAKES leaves tonight for the BRIDGEWATER, with three steam pumps and a diver, the BRIDGEWATER is ashore at Waugoshance, Straits of Mackinaw. No lives were lost from barge WAURECAN as reported..
      Toronto Daily Globe
      Wednesday, December 1, 1875


Item Type
Clippings
Notes
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original
1875
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.22990
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.88196 Longitude: -83.31414
Donor
William R. McNeil
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St. Lawrence (Schooner), aground, 29 Nov 1875