The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Gipsy (Schooner), U10206, aground, 1 Nov 1883

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The schooner GYPSY, of Sheboygan, is ashore in North Bay. She had a valuable cargo of sundries from Chicago to Sheboygan. - Chicago Report.
      Marine Record
      Nov. 29, 1883

The schooner GYPSY, 131 tons burden and valued at $7,000 is ashore at Bailey's Harbor. - Detroit Report
      Marine Record
      Nov. 29, 1883

The Schooner GYPSY ran ashore at the entrance of North Bay. She is loaded with furniture matter, all for Sheboygan. She is lying on a rocky bottom. The GYPSY was built at Sheboygan in 1882, is owned by Kelton, of Sheboygan, rated A 2, and was valued at $7,000. Insured. Whether her cargo is insured is not known. - Bailey's Harbor Report.
      Marine Record
      Nov. 29, 1883

Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 28. -- The schooner GYPSIE, ashore at North Bay, was stripped today and abandoned as a total loss. She is insured for $5,000.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, Nov./Dec., 1883

GIPSY Total loss Lake Michigan 1883. 131 tons and 27 years of age. Valued at $3,000. a sailing vessel.
      Lost Tonnage on the Lakes in 1883
      Marine Record, December 27, 1883

Schooner GIPSY. U. S. No. 10206. Of 131.87 tons gross. Built Cleveland, O., 1847. Home port, Sheboygan, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

The GIPSY was rebuilt into the LYDIA E. RASSER.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Cargo: ?
Freight: sundries
Remarks: Reb'lt, Lydia E. Rasser
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.35252 Longitude: -83.50748
William R. McNeil
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Gipsy (Schooner), U10206, aground, 1 Nov 1883