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D. S. Austin (Schooner), U6745, aground, 13 Nov 1894


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Chicago, Nov. 23 - An underwriter's dispatch from Ludington states that the schr. D.S. AUSTIN which went on the beach there 10 days ago, was badly broken up by Wednesday's gale and has been abandoned as a total loss. Capt. A.P. Reed was instructed today to save what he could of the wreck. The AUSTIN was insured for $2,500. She is owned by her captain.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      November 24, 1894 8-1


Schooner D.S. AUSTIN. U. S. No. 6745. Of 281 tons gross; 267 tons net. Built Toledo, Ohio 1872. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 135.2 x 26.0 x 13.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1894
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20469
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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D. S. Austin (Schooner), U6745, aground, 13 Nov 1894