The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Peoria (Schooner), U19688, aground, 1880

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Messrs. Schofield & C0., of Sturgeon Bay, have purchased the schooner PEORIA, on the reef at Bailey's Harbor, paying the sum of $600 for the craft. The firm has also purchased the lumber on board, which is worth a $1,000.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, April 13, 1881

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      The tugs LEATHERN and TILLSON have been pulling at the schooner PEORIA, on the reef at Bailey's harbor. She is probably released now.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, May 2, 1881

Schooner PEORIA. U. S. No. 19668. Of 166 gross tons; 158 tons net. Built by Gillman at Black River, Ohio, in 1854, rebuilt 1890. Home port, Charlevoix, Mich. 112.0 x 24.0 x 8.0 Owned by H. Bonner
      Great lakes Register, 1900

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Reason: aground
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.0586 Longitude: -87.11038
William R. McNeil
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Peoria (Schooner), U19688, aground, 1880