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John S. Wallace (Schooner), U12871, aground, 5 Apr 1876


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LOSS OF A SCHOONER. -- The schooner J. S. WALLACE ran ashore at Sheboygan, Wednesday night, and is a total loss. The crew were saved.
      Cleveland Herald
      Saturday, April 8, 1876


The schooner J.S. WALLACE, of Sheboygan, with a cargo of cordwood went ashore at Sheboygan in the south east gale of April 4th.and went to pieces. Her captain mistook the old bridge pier for the South Harbor pier.
      Toronto Globe
      April 11, 1876
     
     
      Schooner J.S. WALLACE. U. S. No. 12971. Two masted schooner. Of 57.tons. Built at St. Joseph, Mich. in 1853 by J.S. Randall. 80.25 x 18.2 x 6.56
      Herman Runge Notes


NAME: J. S. WALLACE
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 12971
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA:
BEAM:
DEPTH:
GROSS: 57.01 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-
81; 1882)
NET:
YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Racine, WI (Pre-list; 1869); Chicago, IL (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873); Sheboygan, WI (1875;
1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883.
NOTES:
      MVUS - Pre-list to 1885

NOTE:-- Although the J.S. WALLACE is listed up to 1882, this does not necessarly mean she was alive until then ??


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Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss ??
Date of Original:
1876
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.22048
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.75083 Longitude: -87.71453
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John S. Wallace (Schooner), U12871, aground, 5 Apr 1876