The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
James Navagh (Schooner), aground, 30 Oct 1868

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A telegram received by Capt. E.P. Dorr reports the schr. JAMES NAVAGH ashore on Twin Rivers, Lake Michigan. She is loaded with wheat. Assistance has been sent to her from Chicago.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 3, 1868 2-3

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      The schooner JAMES NAVAGH, struck the bar at Two Rivers, on Friday night, and pounded heavily until Saturday noon, when she filled with water and sank, the cook, a woman, was in such an exhausted state that she died shortly after being brought ashore. The NAVAGH had a cargo of 15,045 bu. wheat, shipped at Milwaukee for Oswego which, with the vessel will prove a total loss. The NAVAGH was eleven years old and was owned at Oswego and of 374 tons burden.
      The Chicago Tribune
      Tuesday, November 3, 1868

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Schooner JAMES NAVAGH of 374 tons. Class B 1. Value $12,000
      Lake Disasters for 1868 (total loss)
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, December 14, 1868

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Reason: aground
Lives: 1
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.15388 Longitude: -87.56925
William R. McNeil
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James Navagh (Schooner), aground, 30 Oct 1868