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Ellen Pike (Schooner), U7520, aground, 1 Aug 1861

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PIKE, ELLEN Schooner, ashore at Wanetka.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862 Casualty List, 1861

      The schooner ELLEN PIKE left Chicago on Friday for Kalamazoo for lumber, but is ashore one or two miles north of Gros Point, lying on the rocks and likely to go to pieces. Her crew succeeded in getting on shore by means of a line. She was 75 tons burthen and valued at $5,000 - uninsured. --- Chicago Post.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, August 15, 1861

Schooner ELLEN PIKE. U. S. No. 7520. Of 69.73 tons. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis.
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1869
Schooner ELLEN PIKE. U. S. No. 7520. Of 70 tons. Built New Buffalo, Mich., 1855, by Bailey. 71.9 x 20.5 x 6.6 DISPOSITION - Driven ashore at Kewaunee, Sept. 24, 1873.
      Herman Runge Notes

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $350
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.87029 Longitude: -84.82783
William R. McNeil
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Ellen Pike (Schooner), U7520, aground, 1 Aug 1861