The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Richard Winslow (Schooner), U110003, sunk, 4 Sep 1898

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The schooner WINSLOW in tow of the steamer INTER OCEAN was lost near the White Shoals in the straits of Mackinac Sunday morning. She started filling late Saturday night and the crew were taken off.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, September 6, 1898

Commander C. O. Allibone, inspector of the ninth lighthouse district, has given notice that a black gas buoy, showing a fixed white light, has been established in 5 ½ fathoms of water about 300 feet north of a sunken three-masted tow barge (the WINSLOW), which foundered during the night of Sept. 4, near White shoals, Straits of Mackinac, the buoy replacing a temporary black spar buoy established there on Sept. 11.
      The Marine Review
      September 22, 1898

Schooner RICHARD WINSLOW. U. S. No. 110003. Of 885 tons gross; 840 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich, 1871. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 216.6 x 36.0 x 14.3
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898
NOTE:-- The RICHARD WINSLOW was removed from the Merchant Vessel List for, 1899

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.83723 Longitude: -85.11368
William R. McNeil
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Richard Winslow (Schooner), U110003, sunk, 4 Sep 1898