The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alice B. Norris (Schooner), U105471, struck by squall, 1 Jul 1883

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The Tug MOCKING BIRD, arrived here on Saturday with the Schooner ALICE B. NORRIS, coal laden, which was struck by a squall off Hogg Island Reef, early Tuesday morning. The damage to the NORRIS is about $2,000, she having lost her main and mizzen sails, fore staysail, and other light canvas besides her mizzen boom, maingaff, and having her mizzen mast sprung. Racine Report
      Marine Record
      July 19, 1883

Schooner ALICE B. NORRIS. U. S. No. 105471. Of 628.00 tons gross; 596.60 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1872. Home port, Kenosha, Wis. 189.0 x 33.0 x 13.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.89222 Longitude: -85.34369
William R. McNeil
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Alice B. Norris (Schooner), U105471, struck by squall, 1 Jul 1883