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Echo (Schooner), aground, 16 Aug 1857

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Schooner ECHO, aground between piers at Milwaukee, got off and repaired. Property loss $2,000.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

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      On Sunday last (8/16) the schr. ECHO, of Milan, from Erie with a cargo of coal, while making Milwaukee harbor, was driven ashore, high and dry, between the piers, where she has bilged considerably. The ECHO is owned by J.D. Smith of Milan. She is insured in the Buffalo Mutual for $8,000.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 20, 1857 2-7

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      The schr. ECHO, owned in Milan, Ohio, sank on Sunday morning, last, in Milwaukee harbor. She was loaded with coal and was insured in the Buffalo Mutual.
      Detroit Free Press
      August 21, 1857

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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Echo (Schooner), aground, 16 Aug 1857