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Golden West (Schooner), U10199, sunk, 15 Jun 1881

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The schooner GOLDEN WEST sprung a leak at Escanaba just as her cargo was complete on Tuesday, and sunk in 14 feet of water. A steam pump has been sent for. The schooner lies easy.
      Cleveland Herald
      Saturday, June 18, 1881

The schooner GOLDEN WEST, recently sunk at Escanaba, has been raised, and will be towed to Chicago by the tug J. H. MARTIN.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, June 22, 1881

Schooner GOLDEN WEST. U. S. No. 10199. Of 456.63 gross tons; 433.80 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1861. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: sunk
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.74525 Longitude: -87.06458
William R. McNeil
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Golden West (Schooner), U10199, sunk, 15 Jun 1881