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Falcon (Schooner), aground, 29 Sep 1875

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The schooner FALCON, light, is reported ashore at St. Joseph, Mich. The extent of her damage, if any, is not known.
The following is from the Chicago Times of the 18th inst.: The schooner Falcon, which left Michigan City, light, Wednesday afternoon, and while endeavoring to make harbor, became unmanageable, and being driven before the gale, went ashore a short distance below that port. Her condition could not be ascertained, but it is thought that she will go to pieces. She is owned by Fay & Smith, of this city, and was valued at $11,000. It is understood that she had no insurance.
      Detroit Tribune & Advertiser
      October 20, 1875

Chicago Items. -- The schooner FALCON, owned by Fay & Smith, of Chicago, that was beached September 29th, 1875, at St. Joseph, Mich., has been raised. --- Chicago Post & Mail, 22nd.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, April 24, 1876

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.10976 Longitude: -86.48002
William R. McNeil
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Falcon (Schooner), aground, 29 Sep 1875