The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pathfinder (Schooner), U20290, lost sails, 11 Nov 1883

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The schooner PATHFINDER, of Milwaukee, Captain J.A. Calbick, arrived at this port on the morning of the 24th. with a cargo of salt from Buffalo. She sailed from the latter port on the 6th. instant, and experienced very rough weather on her passage. On Sunday the 11th. when off Thunder Bay, Lake Huron, she lost her mizzen sail, jib and flying jib and split her foresail. She has been stripped and will go into winter quarters here after unloading. - Chicago Report
      Marine Record
      Nov. 29, 1883

      Schooner PATHFINDER. U.S. No. 20290. Of 634.88 tons gross; 603.14 tons net. Built 1869 at Detroit, Mich. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 188.0 x 31.7 x 14.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886

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Reason: lost sails
Lives: nil
Freight: salt
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.00001 Longitude: -83.39997
William R. McNeil
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Pathfinder (Schooner), U20290, lost sails, 11 Nov 1883