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Wisconsin (Propeller), U81072, sunk, 28 Apr 1896

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The tug WISCONSIN sank at Lorain on Monday.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, April 28, 1896
The sunken tug WISCONSIN has been found 9 miles east of Lorain and in 30 feet of water a half mile from the beach. She is being raised.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, May 4, 1896

      Toledo, Aug. 1 - The tug WISCONSIN which sank on Lake Erie and was then raised and brought here, has disappeared. A libel was issued in favor of the Toledo Marine Railway Co. for $925, but the U.S. Marshal cannot locate the boat.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      August 2, 1896 16-2

Steam screw WISCONSIN. U. S. No. 81072. Of 56.44 tons gross; 28.22 tons net. Built at Green Bay, Wis., in 1885. Home port, Suspension Bridge, N.Y. 76.6x 16.5 x 8.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895

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Reason: sunk
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.45282 Longitude: -82.18237
William R. McNeil
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Wisconsin (Propeller), U81072, sunk, 28 Apr 1896