Alice M. Beers (Schooner), U382, aground, 20 Apr 1897
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Results of the gale - Small steamer MASSENA of Ogdensburg stove in and sunk, crew escaped; steamer S. C. HALL forced to let go of her consort, IDA KEITH, near Waugoshance; unknown schooner ashore on Thunder Bay Island; schooner ALICE BEERS driven ashore at Sleeping Bear Point; schooner SURPRISE stripped of part of her canvas on Lake Huron.
Buffalo Evening News
Tuesday, April 20, 1897
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SCHOONER BEERS ASHORE.
Leland, April 19. -- The schooner ALICE M. BEERS, light, from Milwaukee, had her canvas carried away on Lake Michigan in last night's gale and was driven ashore on Sleeping Bear Point. The vessel went high and dry and the crew were able to walk ashore. It is thought that the vessel may be released, as she lies on a sandy bottom.
Milwaukee Evening Wisconsin
April 20, 1897
Schooner ALICE M. BEERS. U. S. No. 382. Of 154 tons gross; 146 tons net. Built Algonac, Mich., 1864. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 105.0 x 24.5 x 9.5 Crew of 4.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902
Schooner ALICE M. BEERS. U. S. No. 382. Of 154.18 tons gross; 146.48 tons net. Built Allegan, Mich., 1862. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 105.0 x 25.5 x 9.5
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
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