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T. P. Handy (Schooner), aground, 8 Oct 1860

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Schooner T.P. HANDY, in attempting to enter the Harbor of Kenosha, missed the pier, went ashore and became a total wreck.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

      . . . . .

      By telegraph to E.P. Dorr, we learn that the schooner T.P. HANDY is ashore
at Kenosha. We have no further particulars.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, October 10, 1860

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      VESSEL ASHORE. - The schooner HANDY went ashore a few rods south of the
Kenosha harbor, on Monday morning last, during the prevalence of a strong wind.
The schooner had no freight aboard, bound for that place for a cargo of wheat.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, October 17, 1860

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,800
Freight: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.58474 Longitude: -87.82119
William R. McNeil
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T. P. Handy (Schooner), aground, 8 Oct 1860