The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pewaukee (Schooner), aground, 25 Oct 1887

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Milwaukee.---The schooner PEWAUKEE, of Milwaukee, went ashore on Detroit reef, near the entrance of Green Bay Tuesday morning. She is light and six inches out. The tug JESSIE E. SPAULDING left Sturgeon Bay in the afternoon to attempt her release. She is insured for $4,000 in the St. Paul Fire & Marine.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 27, 1887 p. 4

Schooner PEWAUKEE of 295 tons, built 1873 and classed A 2 and a half. Home port, Milwaukee. On October 25, 1887, vessel with no cargo, went ashore on Lake Michigan. Property loss $$9,200
      1887 Casualty List (Partial Loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $9,200
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.31665 Longitude: -86.91067
William R. McNeil
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Pewaukee (Schooner), aground, 25 Oct 1887