W. W. Brigham (Schooner), capsized, 25 Aug 1884
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The schooner W.W. BRIGHAM left Muskegon Saturday evening with lumber for Chicago. She was hit by a squall and about 10 a.m. monday, capsized. The man aboard made a raft of the lumber. Thursday morning the schooner WALTER SMITH rescued the crew and took them to Muskegon. The exhausted men spent Monday to Thursday without food on the raft.
Port Huron Daily Times
Monday, september 1, 1884
BRIGHAM, W.W. Schooner. Home port, Milwaukee. On Aug. 25, 1884 vessel capsized in midlake, Lake Michigan, with a cargo of lumber. A total loss. Loss to hull $1,000. Loss to cargo $700.
Disasters to Lake Shipping, 1884
Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884
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- Reason: capsized
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Total loss
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes