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City of Sheboygan (Schooner), U125218, sunk, 5 Nov 1886


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The schooner CITY OF CHEBOYGAN, [sic] coal laden for Fort Brady, struck a rock near Detour Friday night and sunk stern first in deep water. The woman cook was drowned. The crew are at Detour.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, November 8, 1886

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Schooner CITY OF SHEBOYGAN, of 246 Tons, built 1871, sunk at Detour November
5th, 1886 with the loss of one life. Considered a total loss. Property loss $9,000.
      Casualty List for 1886 ( Total loss)
      The Marine Record
      December 30 1886 p.6

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      CHICAGO. - Capt. John Jenks, returned Saturday from Detour, he having made an
inspection of the schooner CITY OF SHEBOYGAN, sunk east of Pipe Island on Drummonds, for her owner and others interested. He states her bow is under water nineteen feet, and her stern thirty nine feet, and he estimates she can be raised and placed in drydock for $2,500
      The Marine Record
      May 12, 1887 p.1

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      Chicago. - The Dunham Wrecking and Towing Co., have accepted a contract for raising the schooner CITY OF SHEBOYGAN.
      The Marine Record
      Thursday, May 26, 1887 p.1

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      Detroit. - The LEVIATHAN has been engaged to raise the schooner CITY OF SHEBOYGAN, sunk at Detour. The contract price has not been made known, but is believed to be $2,500. This will be the final attempt, as several companies have failed to raise her. What the LEVIATHAN fails to get is virtually beyond redemption.
      The Marine Record
      Thursday, July 7, 1887 p.5

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Schooner CITY OF SHEBOYGAN. U.S. No. 125218. Of 259.52 tons gross, 246.55 tons net. Built 1871 at Sheboygan, Wis. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 135.0 x 25.0 x 10.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: 1
Hull damage: $9,000
Freight: coal
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1886
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13394
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.99446 Longitude: -83.90278
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of Sheboygan (Schooner), U125218, sunk, 5 Nov 1886