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W. W. Brigham (Schooner), aground, 1 Sep 1866

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W.W. BRIGHAM Schooner of 131 Tons, owned at Milwaukee by Beck & Co. Bound from Muskegon to Milwaukee, went ashore in a gale in Lake Michiagn, September 1866, and became a Total loss. Loss to ship $6,000 insurance $3,600 Loss to cargo $2,000 insurance $780
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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      SCHOONER BRIGHAM. - This vessel was beached at some point on the east shore, between Manistee and Muskegon.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 22, 1866

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      The report of the loss of the schooner BRIGHAM is unfounded. She has arrived at Milwaukee.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, September 25, 1866

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $6,000
Cargo: $2,000
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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W. W. Brigham (Schooner), aground, 1 Sep 1866