The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mable Wilson (Schooner), U91872, collision, 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.
      Schr. BARBARIAN, ashore at Milwaukee.
      Schr. MABLE WILSON, collided at Milwaukee.
      Rochester Union & Advertiser
      October 27, 1898

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      Schr. MABLE WILSON collided with the breakwater at Milwaukee.
      Duluth News Tribune
      December 26, 1898 ( Casualty List)

Schooner MABLE WILSON. U.S. No. 91872. Of 1,224 tons gross. Built 1887. Foundered May 26, 1906 at Cleveland, Ohio. Of 8 persons on board one life was lost.
      Loss of American Vessels During Fiscal year 1906
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1906

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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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Mable Wilson (Schooner), U91872, collision, 26 Oct 1898