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Caledonia (Schooner), U4384, 5 Nov 1901


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Racine, Wis., Nov. 2. -- The schooner CALEDONIA, recently stripped and placed in the bone yard to rot, has been purchased by Kenosha parties, pumped out, fitted up and sailed today.
      The CALEDONIA was built in Canada nearly sixty years ago, and crossed the ocean twice in safety. She is the largest keel vessel of her size on the lakes and about the only one left of that build. It was supposed that the old boat was too far gone to be safe, but the kenosha people thought not, and will stop at northern ports, buy Christmas trees and take them to Chicago.
      Minwaukee Sentinel
      November 3, 1901
     


Kenosha parties have purchased the retired Racine schooner CALEDONIA, half a century old, and are fitting her out for a cargo of Christmas Trees. The CALEDONIA was built at Saugeen, Canada in 1861.
      Marine Record
      November 5, 1901
     
     
     
      The little schooner CALEDONIA, of Racine, loaded with slabs and Christmas trees, is ashore at Glen Haven, Mich, and will be a total loss. It is supposed that the crew left the vessel Monday night in the yawl, as the captain of the steamer PINE LAKE, who arrived at Glen Haven yesterday morning from South Manitou Island, reports having seen three men in a yawl rowing in from mid-lake. They went aboard the schooner BURTON. As there is no yawl now with the wreck this version is thought to be correct.
      Marine Record
      November 27, 1901
     
     
     
Schooner CALEDONIA. U. S. No. 4384. Of 54.17 tons gross. Built Saugeen, Ont. 1861. Home port, Racine, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884
     


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built Saugeen 1861
Date of Original:
1901
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McN.E.9558
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Caledonia (Schooner), U4384, 5 Nov 1901