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Len Higby (Schooner), capsized, 1 Jan 1866

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LON HIGBY Schooner, cargo merchandise, capsized off Sheboygan, Lake Michigan, January 1866. Property loss, hull $600, cargo $300
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867

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The schooner LEN HIGBY, owned by A.P. Lyman, and running between Milwaukee and Sheboygan, capsized when half a mile from Sheboygan harbor. The schooner ARDENT is now trying to get her into port. There was but little freight on board. No lives lost. - Milwaukee Wisconsin, Jan. 31.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      February 6, 1866

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      The schooner LEN HIGBY, which capsized off Sheboygan Harbor last week, we understand, will be ready to resume her regular trips between Sheboygan and this port, the coming week. - Mil. Sent.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      February 15, 1866

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Reason: capsized
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $600
Cargo: $300
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Recovered
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.75083 Longitude: -87.71453
William R. McNeil
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Len Higby (Schooner), capsized, 1 Jan 1866