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Maggie Thompson (Schooner), U16425, capsized, 25 Jul 1888

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Chicago, July 25 - The schr. MAGGIE THOMPSON was capsized in a squall off Port Washington about 11:00 this forenoon. The crew were picked up by a passing steamer and taken to Racine. They were in a yawl when found. The MAGGIE THOMPSON was loaded with tan bark. The tug MORFORD is looking for her. The steamer which picked up the THOMPSON's crew is the FRED McBRIER. The MAGGIE THOMPSON was built at Whitehall, Mich., in 1865. She is owned by A.D. Hayward of Chicago and has no insurance rating. She is a small coasting vessel.
      Detroit Tribune
      July 22, 1888

Schooner MAGGIE THOMPSON. U. S. No. 16425. Of 155.53 tons gross; 47.76 tons net. Built White Hall, Mich., 1867. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 110.3 x 25.6 x 7.9
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1895

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Reason: capsized
Lives: nil
Freight: tan bark
Remarks: Recovered
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.38722 Longitude: -87.87564
William R. McNeil
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Maggie Thompson (Schooner), U16425, capsized, 25 Jul 1888