The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Sunshine (Schooner), U22272, aground, 22 Jun 1897

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Chicago, June 23. -- An underwriters dispatch received this morning states that the schooner SUNSHINE, up-bound with sandstone, struck the rocks at the light crib at the encampment in the Soo river, and went on the bottom at the same place that the CARNEGIE was aground recently. She is lying on her side and her cabins are full of water.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      June 24, 1879

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      Sault Ste. Marie, June 28. -- The schooner SUNSHINE, sunk at the Encampment, was raised this morning and brought to this place.
      Milwaukee library Scrapbook
      June 29, 1897

Schooner barge SUNSHINE. U. S. No. 22272. Of 389.81 tons gross;70.32 tons net. Built East Saginaw, Mich., 1854. Home port, Suspension bridge. 159.9 x 29.6 x 11.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: aground
Lives: il
Freight: sandstone
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Sunshine (Schooner), U22272, aground, 22 Jun 1897