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Advance (Schooner), U365, sunk, 8 Sep 1885

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The schooner ADVANCE became water-logged and sunk off Costburg, nine miles south of Sheboygan, 3 miles off the beach. The crew got into the boat and only one of seven was saved. Capt. Paulson, owner, was lost.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, September 10, 1885

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      Schooner ADVANCE, of Chicago. 179 tons with a cargo of bark, capsized on Lake Michigan September 8, 1885. She was valued at $3,000 and un-insured.
      Total Loss on the Lakes, 1885
      Cleveland leader
      December 7, 1885

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Schooner ADVANCE, of 179 tons. Built Milwaukee by J.M. Jones in 1853. Home port, Chicago. Owned by David Dall. Value $4,000. Class, B 2. Remarks -- Rebuilt in 1869.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake vessel register, 1877
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Schooner ADVANCE. U.S. No. 365. Of 179.92 tons gross; 171.43 tons net. Built 1853 at Milwaukee, Wis. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 117.3 x 25.7 x 8.9
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1885

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Reason: sunk
Lives: 6
Freight: bark
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.62277 Longitude: -87.79453
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Advance (Schooner), U365, sunk, 8 Sep 1885