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William Grandy (Schooner), U26838, aground, 1 Oct 1874

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Schooner WM. GRANDY. cargo coal, ashore on Racine Reef; October 1874. Property loss, cargo $2,500, hull $3,000.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

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      The schr. WILLIAM GRANDY, laden with coal, bound up, is ashore at Racine Reef, Lake Michigan. She will probably be a total loss. The vessel was owned by Messrs. Cardinell & McCarthy was rated A2, and was valued at $26,000.
      Buffalo Evening Post
      October 31, 1974 3-1

Schooner Barge WILLIAM GRANDY. U. S. No. 26838. Of 464 tons gross; 441 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1867. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 165.5 x 32.0 x 11.8 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $3,000
Cargo: $2,500
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72446 Longitude: -87.75341
William R. McNeil
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William Grandy (Schooner), U26838, aground, 1 Oct 1874