The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Brooklyn (Schooner), U2112, aground, 1 Sep 1882

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The schooner BROOKLYN, loaded with iron ore, is reported ashore at Green Bay. No particulars have been received. The BROOKLYN was built by S.G. Johnson at Clayton in 1864. She is of 375 tons burden, and is valued at $9,000. She is owned by Davis & Bell and is partially insured.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 14, 1882 3-6

Escanaba, Mich., Sept. 15. -- The schooner BROOKLYN, ashore near Ford River, jettisoned about 200 tons of ore and worked clear. About 9 o'clock last night she was towed to this port by the tug OWENS. Is not leaking much, and does not seem to be seriously injured. The propeller TOWNSEND will tow her down.
      The J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, September, 1882
Schooner BROOKLYN. U. S. No. 2112. Of 375.79 tons gross; 357.01 tons net. Built Clayton, N.Y., 1864. Home port, Toledo, O. 138.0 x 26.0 x 2.6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: NIL
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.02971 Longitude: -87.46094
William R. McNeil
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Brooklyn (Schooner), U2112, aground, 1 Sep 1882