The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Bay State (Schooner), U2141, waterlogged, 1 Dec 1887

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Minorville.---The schooner BAY STATE made this harbor late last Thursday night during a heavy gale from the southeast. She came in with her canvas nearly all set, and was under such headway when she struck the ice which had formed in Sturgeon Bay that she stove in a plank and became waterlogged. The tug NELSON went to her assistance, and towed her to Sturgeon Bay, where the necessary repairs were made.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Dec. 8, 1887 p. 5

Schooner BAY STATE. U. S. No. 2141. Of 249.38 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1855. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: waterlogged
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 46.40689 Longitude: -90.79741
William R. McNeil
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Bay State (Schooner), U2141, waterlogged, 1 Dec 1887