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Eagle (Schooner), aground, 18 Apr 1848


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EAGLE Schooner, wrecked near Sheboygan, Lake Michigan, April 18, 1848. All hands lost.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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EAGLE Schooner, capsized near the Manitou Island, Lake Mich. April 18, 1848, lost with all hands, seven. Loss $2,000.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Toronto Globe, Sept. 13, 1848

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      We are informed by Capt. Pratt, of thge propeller PRINCETON, that when about 20 miles off Sheboygan, on Lake Michigan, he found the schooner EAGLE, dismasted, and otherwise injured. The body of a man named Jacob Lawson, supposed to be her captain, was found on board, and was buried on one of the Manitou Islands.
      Buffalo Republic
      Wednesday, April 26, 1848

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      SCHOONER EAGLE. - We alluded to the wreck of this vessel on Lake Michigan some days since. We now understand that in addition to the captain, there were three other persons who perished on board of her, viz: a German sailor, an Irishman and a lumberman.
      Buffalo Republic
      Wednesday, May 3, 1848

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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: 7
Hull damage: $2,000
Remarks: Total loss ???
Date of Original:
1848
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6136
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.75083 Longitude: -87.71453
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Eagle (Schooner), aground, 18 Apr 1848