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C. Henshaw (Schooner), aground, 19 Sep 1866

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C. HENSHAW Schooner of 100 Tons, owned at Manistee by Perry & others. Bound from Manistee to Chicagom went ashore at Lakeview, Lake Michigan in September 1866. Loss to ship $400
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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      The schooner HENSHAW, Captain McCleu, was driven ashore at Lake View, near Chicago, Wednesday night, and as the vessel threatened to go to pieces immediately, the captain and crew, seven in all, took to the boat and attempted to reach shore. In the attempt the boat capsized and four of the number were drowned. The captain and two of the crew clung to the boat and were washed ashore. The HENSHAW was loaded with lumber. - Milwaukee Wisconsin.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, September 26, 1866

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $400
Remarks: Got off
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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C. Henshaw (Schooner), aground, 19 Sep 1866