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Henry Norton (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1863

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VESSEL ASHORE IN GREEN BAY. - The Menominee Herald contains the following:- "The top-sail schooner HENRY NORTON, bound for this port after lumber for Kirby, Carpenter & Co., went ashore on Pilot Island in the late blow. Vessel and cargo are a total loss, but all the crew were saved. Joseph Wise and Kirby, Carpenter & Co., were losers upon the cargo." - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, October 5, 1863

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Schooner HENRY NORTON. Of 153 tons. Built at Richmond [Ohio] by Lind in 1834. Owned by Judd. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. Value$1,200 Class C2. Repaired in 1851.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Marine Register, 1863

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.28499 Longitude: -86.91984
William R. McNeil
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Henry Norton (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1863