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Charles H. Burton (Schooner), U125402, aground, 3 Oct 1882


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DISASTERS
      [special telegram to the Inter Ocean]
Escanaba, Mich., Oct. 4. -- The schooner C.H. BURTON went ashore light on Rock Island reef last night. The tug OWEN went to her assistance at 8 o'clock this morning. The captain thinks she can be pulled off without injury to the vessel.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes marine Scrapbook, No. 2, October 1882

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      S.A. Murphy has contracted with the insurance companies to release and deliver to Manitowac the schr. C.H. BURTON, ashore near Green Bay. She went on last fall and was abandoned by her owners. She was built in 1867, and was formerly known as the GLENBULAH. She was rebuilt in 1873, classed A 2 and was valued at $19,000. The schooner is in pretty bad condition, but it is thought she can be repaired and put in first class order.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 8, 1883 3-9

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Mr. S.A. Murphy has taken the job of releasing the schooner C.H. BURTON from the rocks at Fisherman's Shoal, near Green Bay. She ran on there last fall, on her way from Chicago to Escanaba for iron ore. - Escanaba report
      Marine Record
      June 16, 1883

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      The Schooner BURTON, which was ashore on Fisherman's Shoal, arrived at Manitowoc today, where she is to be repaired. - Milwaukee report.
      Marine Record
      August 9, 1883

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      The schr. BURTON, which had long been ashore on Fisherman's Shoal, at the entrance to Green Bay and was thoroughly rebuilt last winter in Manitowoc was inspected yesterday by Capt. Geo. McLeod. She rates A 2 with a valuation of $20,000.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 19, 1884 3-5



Schooner CHARLES H. BURTON. U. S. No. 125402. Of 514.91 gross tons; 489.17 tons net. Built Bangor, Mich., 1873. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 158.0 x 30.0 x 13.2.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     


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Reason: aground
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1882
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10184
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.36443 Longitude: -86.77984
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Charles H. Burton (Schooner), U125402, aground, 3 Oct 1882