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Kewaunee (Schooner), aground, 20 Apr 1893

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Schooner KEWAUNEE stranded at Racine April 20, 1893. Of 450 tons gross capacity and valued at $5,000. Owned by J.H. & F.H. Kelly. Home port, Racine.
      Total loss of 1893
      Marine Review
      December 14, 1893

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Racine, April 20. -- The schooner KEWAUNEE, bound for racine with a cargo of lumber, while riding at anchor parted her anchor cable at 2 o'clock this morning and went on the beach 100 feet north of the piers. capt. Steel and eight men were rescued by the life saving crew in the beach buoy.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, April 20, 11893

      The scow LAURINA, lumber laden, went ashore near Milwaukee Wednesday. The schooner KEWAUNEE went ashore at Racine Thursday. The three-masted schooner L.P. DANFORTH was driven ashore 4 miles north of Chicago Thursday. She was owned by J.C. Higgie and valued at $20,000. She will be a total loss.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, April 21, 1893

NOTE.- The KEWAUNEE was N O T a total loss from the above casualty.

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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72613 Longitude: -87.78285
William R. McNeil
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Kewaunee (Schooner), aground, 20 Apr 1893