Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Nov. 5. -- The scow BANNER missed the pier and went ashore on the south side of the harbor entrance about 12 0'clock last night. She struck the pier and filled immediately. She was loaded with cord-wood, shipped by Parmon, of Claybanks Pier, and will be a total loss. She was owned by Captain John Shaultz, of Racine, and O.M. Nelson, of Milwaukee.
J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, October, 1883
The Scow BANNER, of this port, was driven ashore at Sturgeon Bay Nov. 5, and together with her cargo is a total loss. Her crew were rescued. - Milwaukee Report.
Nov. 8, 1883
BANNER Scow of 74 Tons. and 19 years old. Value $1,000; a total loss on Lake Michigan in 1883.
Lost Tonnage on the Lakes in 1883
Marine Record, December 27, 1883
BANNER Scow, ashore November 4, 1883. App. value $1,800. app. loss $1,800.
Casualty List for 1883
Toronto Globe, Dec. 4, 1883
Schooner scow BANNER. U. S. No. 2582. Of 74.95 tons gross. Home port, Chicago.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871