The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Souvenir (Schooner), U22579, chigan, 27 Nov 1872

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The weather on Friday night (11/29) was exceedingly boisterous; the wind blowing furiously from the north west accompanied at times with blinding snow.
We give the following marine mishaps as have reached us from Detroit and other localitities. The following is from Detroit:
The schr. SOUVENIER went ashore near Ludington, Lake Michigan, Wednesday morning (11/27). All hands supposed to be lost.
      Erie Gazette
      December 5, 1872

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      SCHOONER SOUVENIER. - It is reported that an effort will be made to get off the schooner SOUVENIER which was wrecked at the clay banks north of Ludington, last fall with the loss of all hands. - Detroit Post
      Buffalo Evening Post
      Tuesday, May 6, 1873

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      DISASTERS. -- The following marine disasters are reported by telegraph: Schooner SOUVENIER ashore near Pentwater; with all hands lost.
      Port Huron Times
      December 5, 1872
      Schooner SOUVENIR. U. S. No. 22579. Of 87.42 tons gross; 83.05. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1854. Home port, Racine.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.95528 Longitude: -86.45258
William R. McNeil
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Souvenir (Schooner), U22579, chigan, 27 Nov 1872