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Freemason (Schooner), adrift in ice, 1 Apr 1866

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FREEMASON Schooner, broke adrift and was carried out of Milwaukee harbor by the ice; April 1866. Damage $1,000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

FREEMASON Schooner of 35 tons, built Green Bay 1854. Owned by R.D. Swift. Home port, Milwaukee. Value $800. Class C 1
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register for 1866

NOTE.---two FREEMASON'S are listed in the 1866 underwriters, the Milwaukee owned vessel, is not listed in the 1867 or 1869 Merchant Vessel List of the U. S. A., however she could have been lost later in 1866 or early in 1867 ??

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Reason: adrift in ice
Hull damage: $1,000
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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Freemason (Schooner), adrift in ice, 1 Apr 1866