The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Waverly (Bark), U26173, aground, 1 Dec 1856

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Schooner WAVERLY, cargo merchandise and lumber, ashore near Milwaukee.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      The barque WAVERLY is reported ashore at Oak Creek, between Racine and Milwaukee. - Chicago Press, Dec. 6.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, December 8, 1856

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brig WAVERLY. -- This vessel, which went ashore near Oak Creek, last fall, , and so remained all through the winter, was got off and brought into this port by the tug S.C. IVES, on Saturday afternoon. She leaks badly, and is otherwise injured, and will go upon the dry dock for repairs, as soon as the dock is vacant -- Milwaukee Sentinel, 27th.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, April 30, 1857
Schooner WAVERLY. U. S. No. 26173. Of 262.55 tons gross; 249.53 tins net. Built Sacket's Harbor, N.Y., 1853. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 134.0 x 25.0 x 10.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,800
Cargo: $1,000
Freight: Merchandise &c.
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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Waverly (Bark), U26173, aground, 1 Dec 1856