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Sailor Boy, U23105, aground, 21 May 1883


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The barge CLEMATIS broke up at Lakeport on Tuesday morning. The deck and spar floated to this port about 5 p.m.. She was built at Cleveland by LaFrenier in 1863. She was once a tug.
      The scow O.T. WILCOX was wrecked near Port Crescent, Lake Huron, on Sunday night. All were saved.
      The schooner BISSELL is aground at E. Saginaw, but was released.
      The schooner PETREL wrecked near Milwaukee - 3 drowned.
      Schooner SAILOR BOY ashore near Bay View, Lake Michigan.
      Schooner LILLIE E. ashore on Jones Island, Milwaukee.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, May 23, 1883
     


The SAILOR BOY went ashore at Bay View. The crew all saved. Milwaukee Report.
      Marine Record
      May 26, 1883


An attempt is to be made to dredge the Schooner SAILOR BOY, which went ashore three miles south of this port during the recent disastrous gale off the beach. She is in bad condition and it is doubtful if she can be released. Milwaukee Report.
      Marine Record
      June 16, 1883



The scow SAILOR BOY'S back is thought to be broken, and she will prove a total loss. Her crew stripped her this afternoon. Her cargo will be recovered
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, May 1883
     
     

SAILOR BOY Schooner of 76 Tons, and 17 years of age. Valued at $1,000. Became a total loss on Lake Michigan during 1883.
      Lost Tonnage on the Lakes in 1883
      Marine Record, December 27, 1883.


     
      Schooner SAILOR BOY. U. S. No. 23105. Of 76.0 tons gross. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10138
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sailor Boy, U23105, aground, 21 May 1883