The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Higgie (Schooner), U18746, leak, 1 May 1884


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HIGGIE Schooner. Home port, Chicago. Sprung a leak on Lake Michigan, May 1, 1884 and damaged cargo of wheat. Loss to cargo $8,500. Loss to Hull $200. Insured for $12,000.
      Disasters to Lake Shipping, 1884
      Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884


Schooner HIGGIE. U. S. No. 18746. Of 439.53 tons gross; 417.56 tons net. Built Sheboygan, Wis., 1872. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 173.3 x 31.1 x 11.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: leak
Hull damage: $200
Cargo: $8,500
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1884
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.8638
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Higgie (Schooner), U18746, leak, 1 May 1884