The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Robert Emmett (Schooner), U21142, aground, 1 Sep 1866

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ROBERT EMMET Schooner, went ashore at Waukegan, September 1866. Got off. property loss 41,000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 25, 1867

ROBERT EMMETT Schooner of 243 Tons, owned at Buffalo by M. Galliger. Bound from Chicago to Waukegan, September 1866, went ashore at Waukegan and lost deck load of lumber. Loss to ship $700 insurance $275. Loss to cargo $580 insurance, none.
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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RECENT STORM - MARINE DISASTERS. - The schooner ROBERT EMMET went ashore at Waukegan, early on Thursday morning, and now lies on the beach at that place.
      The schooner SEA GEM also went ashore at Waukegan. She had anchored outside the harbor, but slipped her cable and ran onto the beach. Her crew came ashore in small boats, and are now in this city. -- Chicago Republican, 21st.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 24, 1866

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Got off
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.36363 Longitude: -87.84479
William R. McNeil
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Robert Emmett (Schooner), U21142, aground, 1 Sep 1866