The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Emily B. Maxwell (Schooner), U135536, lost sails & deck load, 26 Oct 1898

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Chicago, Oct. 27 - The Lake Michigan outbreak of Tuesday night in point of ruin ranks with the wildest spree in which turbulent old carouser has been indulged. The following have been reported this morning.
      Stmr. REPUBLIC, ashore near Alpena.
      Stmr. H.A. TUTTLE ashore and total loss at Michigan City.
      Schr. D.L. FILER, waterlogged and abandoned off Racine.
      Schr. ALOHA, waterlogged and abandoned off Chicago.
      Schr. E.B. MAXWELL, canvas and deck load lost.
      Rochester Union & Advertiser
      October 27, 1898

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Schooner EMILY B. MAXWELL. U. S. No. 135536. Of 360 tons gross; 342 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1881. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 149.0 x 31.0 x 11.0 Owned by Jennie Mullen
      Great Lakes Register, 1900

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Emily B. Maxwell (Schooner), U135536, lost sails & deck load, 26 Oct 1898