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Seventy Six (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1848

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The schooner "76", was driven ashore near Sheboygan, with a cargo of nearly 200.000 feet of lumber, bound for Chicago. It is thought that she will be got off without damage. The schooner WELLAND had both masts carried away by a single gust of wind, leaving her an unmanageable wreck; in which condition she drifted some 6 or 8 hours, until the propeller REPUBLIC picked her up and towed her into Mackinac- Detroit Free Press- Nov. 15.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, November 17, 1848

November 1848.-- Schooner 76, wrecked near Sheboygan, L. M., cargo lumber. Property loss $6,000.
      1848 Casualty List (Capt. Rounds)
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 4, 1849

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Schooner SEVENTY SIX, wrecked Lake Michigan 1848; stranded Grand River 1853.
      'Hist., of the Great Lakes' by Mansfield

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NOTE :-- apparently she was got off

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $6,000
Cargo: included
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off ?
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.75083 Longitude: -87.71453
William R. McNeil
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Seventy Six (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1848