The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Elizabeth (Schooner), aground, 1 Aug 1866


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ELIZABETH Schooner, cargo lumber, ashore below the north pier at Kenosha, August 1866. Total loss, cargo saved. Property loss $1,500
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867


ELIZABETH Schooner of 114 tons, owned at Kingston by E. Boyle. Bound from Chicago to Kenosha, went ashore near Kenosha, August 1866. Loss to ship $800 insurance $375
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

     
      ASHORE. - The schooner ELIZABETH, of Oswego, loaded with lumber for Kenosha, made the light of that port Saturday night, but was prevented from running in by the severe storm then prevailing, and while rounding to anchor she ran ashore a little below the north pier. Rapid progress was made in unloading the vessel on Monday and Tuesday, but the northeaster of Tuesday night and yesterday must have imbedded her deeply in the sand and rendered the task of getting her off more difficult than ever. - Milwaukee Sentinel.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      August 22, 1866


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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,500
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1866
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12397
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.58474 Longitude: -87.82119
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Elizabeth (Schooner), aground, 1 Aug 1866