The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Driver (Schooner), U6201, waterlogged, 2 Sep 1887

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Chicago.---Friday night last there was a heavy gale from the northeast which caused a big sea, and many vessels suffered thereby. Schooner DRIVER, with lumber from Muskegon, arrived in tow of a tug with her hold full of water.. The schooner EMMA C. HUTCHISON when entering the harbor in tow of a tug, parted her tow line, drifted down onto a barge and had her jibboom and foremast carried away. The schooner DAVID VANCE swung across the river when towing up and collided with the schooner WALLULA and carried away the latter jibboom and fore-topmast.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Sept. 15, 1887 p. 1

Schooner DRIVER. U. S. No. 6201. Of 137 tons gross; 130 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1856. Home port Sheboygan, Wis. 103.0 x 26.0 x 1.10 Owned by H. Halverson.
      Great Lakes Register, 1900

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Reason: waterlogged
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Driver (Schooner), U6201, waterlogged, 2 Sep 1887