The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pensaukee (Schooner), U20195, aground, 27 Jul 1890

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Canadian wrecking tug SAGINAW has been chartered to go to the release of the PENSAUKEE, stranded on Magnetic Shoal near Cockburn Island. Permission has been granted the owner to use American hydraulic jacks in effecting the schooner's release, and the Delta's company's jacks have been sent grom Escanaba. Durham is paying $150 a day for the services of the tug.
      Daily British Whig, Kingston
      July 29, 1890

Schooner PENSAUKEE was released from the Magnetic Shoal only slightly injured.
      Daily British Whig, Kingston
      August 1, 1890

Schooner PENSAUKEE. U. S. No. 20195. Of 555.15 tons gross. Built Little Sturgeon, Wis., 1867. Home port, Troy, N.Y. 177.0 x 33.7 x 12.8.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.840833 Longitude: -83.325833
William R. McNeil
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Pensaukee (Schooner), U20195, aground, 27 Jul 1890