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Two Charlies (Schooner), burnt, 1 Jan 1866

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TWO CHARLIES Schooner of 119 Tons, owned at Waukegan by Minsky. Bound from Chicago to Manitowoc, was damaged by fire at Manitowoc, March 1866. Loss to ship $1,000 insurance $800
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873 U.S. Coast Guard

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      SCHOONER BURNED. - About four o'clock this morning a fire broke out from the cabin of the schooner TWO CHARLIES, lying at the bridge. Before it was discovered it had made considerable progress, completely destroying the cabin and much of the running gear stored there. The vessel is owned by Captain Minskey, of Waukegan, whose loss is estimated at $1,000; no insurance. Origan of the fire, unknown. - Manitowoc Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      January 25, 1866

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Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.09194 Longitude: -87.64731
William R. McNeil
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Two Charlies (Schooner), burnt, 1 Jan 1866