The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Dolphin (Schooner), aground, 5 Sep 1876

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Odds & Ends. -- The old schooner DOLPHIN, bound from Chicago to White Lake, for lumber, cast anchor off Racine on Tuesday in a gale, and dragged anchor or parted her cable, went on the piers, and has gone to pieces. She was built at Detroit in 1862, rated B 2, was valued at $2,500, and was insured for $2,000
The barge WINDSOR, timber laden, bound for Chicago, was out in the same gale near the latter port, sprung a leak, was kept afloat by her cargo, and was finally towed in.
The schooner ADVANCE, lumber laden, was towed into Grand Haven in the same gale, water logged.
      Cleveland Herald
      Saturday, September 9, 1876
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      The schooner DOLPHIN is ashore on Racine Reef and is totally wrecked and has gone to pieces.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, September 14, 1876

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      Captain Jerome Osler has just returned from a visit to the wrecked schooner DOLPHIN at Racine. The vessel has entirely gone to pieces. He disposed of her entire outfit for $460.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, September 18, 1876

Schooner DOLPHIN. Of 146 tons. Built Detroit, 1862 by Campbell & others. Owned by Shehan & others. Home port, Detroit. Value, $3,000. Class, B 2. REMARKS:-- Scow. Bottom of T. DYER. Rebuilt 1867, Repaired 1874
      Association of lake Underwriters
      1876 Classification
NOTE:-- The above schooner DOLPHIN, was not wrecked in the above casualty, she was around until after 1883

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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72446 Longitude: -87.75341
William R. McNeil
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Dolphin (Schooner), aground, 5 Sep 1876