The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Penobscot (Schooner), U150193, aground, 11 Sep 1886

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Muskegon, Sept. 12. - The schooner PENOBSCOT ran into the beach south of the harbor at 10 o'clock last night. She is high and dry. She was light from Milwaukee for this port. Three tugs have been working at her all day, but can' t get her off till the wind goes down. She is not injured.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Monday, September 13, 1886

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Muskegon, Sept. 13. -- The schooner PENOBSCOT is still on the beach. The tug WELCOME of Milwaukee is here, and as soon as the sea goes down will attempt tp pull her off. The PENOBSCOT is owned in Milwaukee.
      Detroit Tribune
      September 14, 1886

      Muskegon, Sept. 14. - The schooner PENOBSCOT, beached last Friday, was removed safely by the tug WELCOME today. The schooner is uninjured.
      The Detroit Tribune
      Wednesday, September 15, 1886
Schooner PENOBSCOT. U. S. No. 150193. Of 257.28 tons gross; 244.42 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1880. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 134.0 x 27.0 x 9.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.23418 Longitude: -86.24839
William R. McNeil
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Penobscot (Schooner), U150193, aground, 11 Sep 1886