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Lyman M. Davis (Schooner), U15934, aground, 1 May 1896


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The schooner LYMAN M. DAVIS, loaded with picket stuff from Menominee for Muskegon, where the vessel is owned, ran ashore on Little Gull Island, in Poverty Island Passage, Lake Michigan. The wrecker MONARCH was dispatched to her assistance from Escanaba.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      May 27, 1896

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Escanaba, Mich. -- The tug MONARCH released the schooner LYMAN DAVIS from Little Gull Island after 20,000 pickets had been jettisoned. Apparently the vessel had suffered no injury.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      May 28, 1896


Schooner LYMAN M. DAVIS. U. S. No. 15934. Of 195.35 tons gross; 185.59 tons net. Built Muskegon, Mich, 1873. Home port, Muskegon, Mich. 123.0 x 27.2 x 9.4.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 11885


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: picket stuff ?
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19787
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lyman M. Davis (Schooner), U15934, aground, 1 May 1896