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Pierrepont (Schooner), U19759, aground, 2 Dec 1881


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A Sturgeon Bay telegram states that the schooner PIERPONT will prove a total loss, as the pumps have failed to free her. Her owners have abandones her to the underwriters. She is insured in the Orient for $4,500 on hull and cargo; $15,000 on her cargo of sundries.
      Cleveland Herald
      Tuesday, December 6, 1881


      Advices from Sturgeon Bay yesterday stated that the schooner PIERPONT, sunk at the mouth of the canal, is going to pieces, and will prove a total loss.
      Cleveland herald
      Friday, December 16, 1881

     
Schooner PIERPONT. U. S. No. 19759. Of 153 tons. Built Sacketts Harbor 1852 by Ellingwood. 97.8 x 23.5 x 8.9.
      Wrecked April 19, 1881 while trying to enter at the North Pier Sturgeon Bay from Lake Michigan. Total loss.
      Herman Runge Notes.
     


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Reason: aground
Freight: sundries
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1881
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21774
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.85416 Longitude: -87.39454
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pierrepont (Schooner), U19759, aground, 2 Dec 1881