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.
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.
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.
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
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Wisconsin, United States
- William R. McNeil
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