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York State (Schooner), U27514, aground, 28 Sep 1872

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A dispatch to Capt. E.P. Dorr, dated Milwaukee, Sept. 29th, says: "The schr. YORK STATE went ashore here last night loaded with coal. Wind subsiding. Not very serious yet.
Messrs. Smith & Davis have telegraphic message that the schr. YORK STATE was driven ashore at the South Manitous but has been got off and was in tow of a tug en route to Milwaukee.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 30, 1872 3-5

Schooner YORK STATE. U. S. No. 27514. Of 303.07 tons gross; 287.92 tons net. Built Ashtabula, O., 1869. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 134.0 x 28.0 x 11.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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York State (Schooner), U27514, aground, 28 Sep 1872