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Fanny B. Gardner (Schooner), U9198, aground, 1878


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The schooner F.B. GARDNER, on the beach at Lincoln Park, Chicago, has been purchased by H.S. Halstead, of that place, for $1,000. An effort will be made to release her.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Friday, May 23, 1879


      Around The Lakes - One of the most attractive features of Lincoln Park is the schooner F.B. GARDNER, which still lies high and dry on the beach. No effort will be made at present to get her off. A coat of paint would add to her looks and tend to save her from decay. - Chicago Tribune.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Wednesday, July 10, 1878

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The schooner F.B. GARDNER, ashore off Lincoln Park, Chicago, is to be got off immediately. The vessel went ashore about two years ago.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      June 11, 1879
     
NAME: F. B. GARDNER
RIG: Bark (Pre-list;1869;1870;1871;1872;1873;1875;1876);Schooner (1877;1878;1879;1880;1880-81;1882;1883;1884;1885
OFFICIAL NO: 9198
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 177.2
BEAM: 31.3
DEPTH: 10.0
GROSS: 422.51 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879); 402.71(1880; 1880-81; 1882); 382.57 (1883); 402.71 (1884; 1885
NET: 382.57 (1885
YEAR BUILT: 1855
STATE: WI
CITY: Little Sturgeon
HOME PORT: Chicago, IL (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880;1880-81; 1882; 1883; 1884); Buffalo, NY (1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;1883; 1884; 1885
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16130
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fanny B. Gardner (Schooner), U9198, aground, 1878