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Republic (Schooner), U21151, sunk, 30 Jul 1895


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Lorain, July 30 - During a heavy gale this morning, the schr. REPUBLIC, in tow of the stmb. SWALLOW, coal laden, became waterlogged and sank in 40 ft. of water, 2 miles off this port. The tug CASCADE, of this port, succeeded in rescuing all of the crew of 8 men who were clinging to the rigging. The schooner and her cargo will probably be a total loss. She is owned by E. Ewing of St. Clair, Mich.
      Detroit Tribune
      July 31, 1895
     
     
During a heavy gale the schooner REPUBLIC, in tow of the barge SWALLOW, coal laden, became waterlogged and sank in 40 feet of water 2 miles off Lorain. The crew was rescued by the tug CASCADE. She was owned by E. Ewing of St. Clair.
      Port Huron daily Times
      Wednesday, July 31, 1895
     
     
Schooner REPUBLIC, foundered 1895. Value $2,500
      Lake Disasters of 1895 [total losses]
      Door County Advocate, Wis.
      Saturday, January 11, 1896
     
     
      Schooner REPUBLIC. U. S. No. 21151. Of 314.30 tons gross; 298.59 tons net. Built at Clayton, N.Y., in 1854. Home
      port, Port Huron, Mich. 139.0 x 26.0 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895
     

Schooner REPUBLIC. Of 299 tons. Built Clayton by Oades in 1854, rebuilt 1870. Bottom calked 1887. Home port, Marine City. Owned by Glass, Vlaue $2,000. Class, Be. REMARKS:-- Decks, "82. Repairs '83, '87, '89. Recalked '91.
      Inlland lloyds vessel register, 1892
     
NOTE:-- The REPUBLIC is not listed after 1895


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1895
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14603
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.45282 Longitude: -82.18237
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Republic (Schooner), U21151, sunk, 30 Jul 1895