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Evaline Bates (Schooner), U7322, aground, 1 Jul 1883

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Manitowoc, Wis., July 10. - The schooner EVELINE BATES, of Grand Haven, lumber laden and water-logged, was brought in here today by the Two Rivers Life Saving Crew. She had been ashore on Plumb Island and sustained considerable damage. She goes into dry dock as soon as the barge MILWAUKEE completes repairs.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, July 1883

The Schooner EVELINE went ashore on Plum Island Sunday last, but got off after her deck load had been jettisoned. She afterwards sprang a bad leak and the Two Rivers Life Saving Station crew discovered her signal of distress and remained on board of her until she reached Manitowoc. Milwaukee Report.
      Marine Record.
      July 12, 1883

Schooner EVELINE BATES. U. S. No. 7322. Of 233.87 tons gross; 222.18 tons net. Built Huron, O., 1858. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 127.9 x 25.7 x 10.1.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.30721 Longitude: -86.95178
William R. McNeil
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Evaline Bates (Schooner), U7322, aground, 1 Jul 1883