The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
L. B. Shepard (Schooner), U14676, aground, 25 Sep 1887


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Schooner L.B. SHEPARD of 204 tons, built 1855. Home port, Chicago. Owned by Glover. On September 25, 1887 vessel with a cargo of lumber went ashore on Lake Michigan. She was got off with a property loss to hull of $2,000
      1887 Casualty List (partial loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887


Chicago.---The schooner L.D. SHEPHERD, which went ashore last week at Charlevoix, when bound to that port to load lumber, has been released by the fine wrecking tug C. WILLIAMS and towed to Manistee, where she is to be hauled out and receive necessary repairs. She is leaking badly; otherwise she is not much damaged. She is owned by Thomas Galvin, Chicago, is valued at $3,500, but uninsured.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Sept. 29, 1887 p.1


Schooner L.B. SHEPARD. U. S. No. 14676. Of 214 gross tons; 203 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1855. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 114.7 x 25.7 x 10.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13578
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.31806 Longitude: -85.2584
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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L. B. Shepard (Schooner), U14676, aground, 25 Sep 1887