The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Woolin (Schooner), U26349, aground, 29 Apr 1897

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Sheboygan, Wis., April 29. -- The schooner WOOLIN, with slabs and potatoes, Frankfort to Milwaukee, went ashore at 3 a. m. Life savers took off the crew of five, who were thoroughly exhausted. Vessel and cargo will be a complete loss.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      April 30, 1897
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      Sheboygan, May 2. -- The wrecked schooner WOOLIN is slowly going to pieces off North Point.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      May 3, 1897

Schooner WOOLIN stranded April 29, 1897 at Sheboygan, of 100 tons net. Value $300. Owned by Capt. Webb, of Milwaukee.
      Vessel Losses on the Lakes, 1897
      Marine Review, December 23, 1897

      Schooner WOLLIN. U. S. No. 26349. Of 48.80 tons gross; 46.36 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1855. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 84.0 x 18.0 x 5.0.
      merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: provisions &c.
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Woolin (Schooner), U26349, aground, 29 Apr 1897