The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ole Oleson (Schooner), waterlogged, 1 Oct 1887

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Milwaukee.---John Saveland received a dispatch stating that the abandoned and waterlogged schooner OLE OLESON had been picked up 12 miles off Kenosha, and towed into that port. Captain Hullison and a crew of two landed in the vessel's yawl on Jones Island.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 6, 1887 p. 5

Kenosha.---The schooner OLE OLESON which was abandoned by her crew September last and towed into this port by the tug FRED EAGLE in a waterlogged condition, left here today for Milwaukee in tow of the tug KITTIE SMOKE, where she will be docked for repairs.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Dec. 15, 1887 p. 5

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Reason: waterlogged
Lives: nil
Remarks: Recovered
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.58474 Longitude: -87.82119
William R. McNeil
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Ole Oleson (Schooner), waterlogged, 1 Oct 1887