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Ellen Pike (Schooner), U7520, capsized, 1 Aug 1857


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PIKE, ELLEN Schooner, capsized off Waukegan. Property loss $500
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan, 28. 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

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WRECK OF THE ELLEN PIKE. -- Yesterday forenoon, say the Chicago Press of yesterday, the prlpeller McQUEEN arrived in port with the wreck of the schooner ELLEN PIKE in tow, which was capsized on Sunday last, off Waukegan. Her masts are gone, and she was filled to the gunwale, but as she was loaded with lumber, she was easily towed in. She has gone up the North Branch, where her cargo will be taken out of her. The ELLEN PIKE was insured for $2,000 in the Northwestern. Capt. Boyd states that when she capsized she carried very little canvas.
      Buffalo Daily Republoc
      Thursday, August 20, 1857

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GONE TO PIECES. - We learn that during the gale of Sunday, the schooner ELLEN PIKE went to pieces off Waukegan. The schooner HOPE reports seeing four men clinging to the wreck, but could not get near enough, owing to the violence of the storm, to render them any assistance. It is feared they are all lost. -- Milwaukee American, Wednesday.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      August 22, 1857


Schooner ELLEN PIKE. U. S. No. 7520. Of 69.73 tons. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis.
      Merchant vessel List, U. S,. 1869
     


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Reason: capsized
Lives: 4 ?
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1857
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3179
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.36363 Longitude: -87.84479
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ellen Pike (Schooner), U7520, capsized, 1 Aug 1857