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J. H. Mead (Schooner), U75722, aground, 1 Nov 1881

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The sailors on the schooner J. H. MEAD have quit the vessel at Sturgeon Bay, declaring that they will not risk their lives on the craft.
      Cleveland Herald
      Friday, December 2, 1881

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A survey on the schooner J. H. MEAD at Manitowoc shows that she will receive $2,500 worth of repairs. The vessel went ashore at Bailey's Harbor recently.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, december 12, 1881

Schooner J.H. MEAD. U. S. No. 75722. Of 409.03 tons gross; 388.58 tons net. Built Sheboygan, Wis., 181874. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 171.0 x 29.0 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.0586 Longitude: -87.11038
William R. McNeil
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J. H. Mead (Schooner), U75722, aground, 1 Nov 1881