Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. E. Gilmore (Schooner), U13307, aground, 1 Sep 1882
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Intelligence was received in Chicago yesterday afternoon that the schooner J.E. GILMORE is ashore at Oak Point, somewhere near Caseville, Lake Huron. No particulars of the disaster could be learned beyond the fact that the vessel is stranded. She is from Chicago, and has a cargo of railroad iron on board. The GILMORE measures 290 tons. She was built at Three Mile Bay, by A. Wilcox, in 1867, and rates A 2½, with a valuation of about $10,000. Hull and cargo insured. A. Wilcox of Cleveland, is the owner. What arrangements have been made for assistance is not learned.
      The J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, September, 1882
Schooner J.E. GILMORE. U. S. No. 13307. Of 290.89 tons gross; 276.35 tons net. Built Three Mile Bay, N.Y., 1767. Home port, Cleveland, O., 137.7 x 25.4 x 11.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: R. R. Iron
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.94113 Longitude: -83.27135
William R. McNeil
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J. E. Gilmore (Schooner), U13307, aground, 1 Sep 1882