Trinidad (Schooner), U24621, sunk, 10 May 1881
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Ahnapee, Wis., May 11. The schooner TRINIDAD, loaded with coal, from Port Huron, foundered off this port, ten miles out, at 4:45 this morning. The vessel sank so quick that nothing was saved. The crew of eight men were saved in the vessel's yawl and landed here.
Milwaukee, Wis., May 11. -- A special dispatch to the Sentinel reports that the schooner TRINIDAD, owned in Chicago, foundered off Ahnapee this morning while en route to Chicago from Port Huron with a load of coal. The captain and crew rowed to the shore in the small boat, a distance of eight miles.
The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, April/July 1881
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The crew of the schooner TRINIDAD arrived in Chicago on Thursday night. They knew nothing more of the disaster than has been printed. There was a sudden plunge and all the crew could do was to get into the boat.
Thursday, May 19, 1881
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A buoy has been placed over the wreck of the Schooner TRINIDAD, near the Clay Banks.
Tuesday, August 30, 1881
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The schooner TRINIDAD, lost off Milwaukee, May 10th. Two lives lost.
Serious Disasters in 1881
Monday, December 12, 1881
Schooner TRINIDAD, of 333 gross tons. Built Grand Island, N.Y., 1867. Lost 10 miles off Ahnapee, Lake Michigan 1881
Herman Runge Notes
OFFICIAL NO: 24621
GROSS: 333.30 (Fifth Suppl; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880)
HOME PORT: Oswego, NY (Fifth Suppl; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880)
YEARS LISTED: Fifth Suppl; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880.
Mvus, pre-list to 1885
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Remarks: Total loss
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Wisconsin, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes