Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daisy Day (Propeller), U157002, aground, 19 Nov 1887
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Chicago.---The steamer DAISY DAY which should have arrived here several days ago with a cargoof lumber, is ashore near Little Point Au Sable, Lake Michigan. As winter is at hand it is not likely she can be released before spring. She is valued at $10,000. The crew escaped.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Dec. 1, 1887 p. 1

      Propeller DAISY DAY of 125 tons. Built 1880. Home port, Silver Lake. Owned by Wagner and classed as A 1 and a half. On November 19, 1887, the vessel, with no cargo, went ashore on Lake Michigan. Property loss, hull $2,500
      1887 Casualty List, (Partial Loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887

Steam screw DAISY DAY, U. S. No. 157002. Of 146.86 tons gross; 124.67 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1880. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 103.4 x 20.7 x 7.6 Of 130 nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Daisy Day (Propeller), U157002, aground, 19 Nov 1887