The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Delaware (Schooner), aground, 30 Nov 1872

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Milwaukee, Nov. 30 - The schooner DELAWARE has been stranded near Holland, and is a total wreck. The crew was saved. The schooner ROBERT HOWLETT has been stranded near the same place. Crew safe. The schooner ROB ROY is stranded at Saugatuck.
      The Toronto Mail
      Monday, December 2, 1872

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Schr. DELAWARE, of 546 tons. Owned at Detroit by the Winslow Co.. Bound from Buffalo to Chicago. Went ashore a total loss near Holland, Lake Michigan, Nov. 1872. Loss to ship $30,000. Loss to cargo $36,000. Insurance on ship $30,000 Insurance on cargo $23,500.
      Marine Casualties of the Great Lakes
      1863 to 1873, Report of U.S. Coast Guards

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.78752 Longitude: -86.10893
William R. McNeil
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Delaware (Schooner), aground, 30 Nov 1872