The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
White Oak (Schooner), aground, 19 Oct 1885

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Schooner WHITE OAK, of Chicago, built 1867 and of 154 tons, went ashore at Sheboygan October 19, 1885 with a cargo of lumber and became a total loss. Value of loss $2,500.
      Total Losses on the Lakes, 1885
      Cleveland Leader
      December 7, 1885

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      Scow WHITE OAK of Chicago, owned by Capt. Peterson, driven ashore at Sheboygan Oct. 1885 a total loss. No insurance, vessel of 157 tons, built Saugatuck by Elliot in 1767.
      Marine Record
      October 22, 1885

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WHITE OAK, schooner went ashore at Sheboygan October 19, 1885. Built 1867, of 151 tons. Owned by ---?---. Registered at the port of Chicago. Value placed on loss $2,500.
      Casualty List for 1885
      Marine Record
      December 24, 1885

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $2,500
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.75083 Longitude: -87.71453
William R. McNeil
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White Oak (Schooner), aground, 19 Oct 1885