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Milton (Scow), U50395, aground, 8 Sep 1885

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The scow MILTON went to pieces off Two Rivers and the entire crew of five lost in the gale of Wednesday.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, September 12, 1885

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      Schooner MILTON, of Milwakee, of 135 tons, cargo wood, went ashore at Two Rivers, September 8, 1885, and became a total loss. Value of loss $2,000. No insurance.
      Total Loss on the Lakes, 1885
      Cleveland Leader
      December 7, 1885

Schooner MILTON. U. S. No. 50395. Of 130.85 tons gross; 123.84. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1867. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: 5
Hull damage: $2,000
Cargo: inc.
Freight: wood
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.15388 Longitude: -87.56925
William R. McNeil
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Milton (Scow), U50395, aground, 8 Sep 1885