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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.
      Cleveland Herald
      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.
      Cleveland Herald
      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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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1877
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18365
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.37723 Longitude: -86.38035
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Madison (Schooner), U16649, aground, 1 Sep 1877