Madison (Schooner), U16649, aground, 1 Sep 1877
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The schooner MADISON, lumber-laden, went ashore near White Lake. Crew safe, but vessel lost.
September 22, 1877
The schooner MADISON, beached at White Lake, is going to pieces. She drifted two nights and a day before she struck, during which time the crew worked incessantly and suffered for want of food.
September 27, 1877
LOSS OF THE MADISON
She is Beached Near White Lake.
Captain McBride, of the propeller TEMPEST, which arrived here yesterday, reports the schooner MADISON, lumber laden, ashore and water-logged near White Lake. Her stern was out, and she was going to pieces. The crew are safe, but the vessel is supposed to be a total loss. She met her trouble during the rough weather on Monday night.
The W. J. Hall Great Lake Marine Scrapbook, Sept., 1877
Schooner MADISON. U. S. No. 16649. Of 84.00 tons Home port, Racine, Wis.
Merchant Vessel U. S., 1871
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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