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Capella (Schooner), U4578, aground, 18 Dec 1883


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Waukegan, Ill., Dec. 18. -- The schooner CAPELLA, of Muskegon, Mich., loaded with lumber for Milwaukee, went ashore at this place last night. This is the same vessel that was seen off Evanston yesterday in distress. She is in no danger while the wind holds northwest. The crew are in the city, trying to devise some means of releasing her. The weather is clear and cold.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, December, 1883



The schooner CAPELLA, of Muskegon, Mich., loaded with lumber for Milwaukee, went ashore at this place Monday night, this is the same vessel that was seen off Evanston yesterday in distress. She is in no danger while the wind holds northwest The crew are in the city, trying to devise some means of releasing her. The weather is clear and cold. - Waukegon Report
      Marine Record
      Dec. 20, 1883



Schooner CAPELLA. U. S. No. 4578. Of 24.65 tons gross; 23.42 tons net. Built Algoma, Mich., 1850. Home port, Muskegon, Mich. 51.3 x 15.5 x 5.6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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Reason: aground
Freight: lumber
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10639
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.36363 Longitude: -87.84479
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Capella (Schooner), U4578, aground, 18 Dec 1883