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Elgin (Schooner), aground, 2 Aug 1885


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Schooner ELGIN, of Goderich, 290 tons register and 11 years of age, bound from St. Joseph to Chicago stranded at Racine August 2, 1885 owing to stress of weather. She was classed as a partial loss with an amount of loss at $4,000.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1885
      Department of Marine and Fisheries.

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      Schooner ELGIN, of Goderich, built 1874 and of 290 tons. On August 2, 1885 the schooner, laden with cedar, went ashore at Racine. Value of property loss $8,000.
      List of Partial Lake Losses, 1885
      Cleveland Leader
      December 7, 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: 4,000
Cargo: inc.
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1885
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14928
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72613 Longitude: -87.78285
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Elgin (Schooner), aground, 2 Aug 1885