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Nancy Dell (Schooner), U130147, aground, 1 Dec 1891


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Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Dec. 15. -- The tug GEORGE NELSON has returned from Death's Door, having failed to release the schooner H. M. SCOVE. The vessel will be allowed to remain where she is until spring, when another attempt to get her off will be made. She has been stripped. Her outfit is stored here for the winter.
      The tug NELSON left for Bailey's Harbor to take the NANCY DELL off the beach and tow her to Manitowoc, where repairs will be made.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Tuesday, December 15, 1891
     
     
Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Dec. 16. -- The schooner NANCY DELL, which went ashore at Bailey's Harbor in the heavy gale of last week, has been pulled off by the tug NELSON. The wrecking expedition to the schooner H. M. SCOVE, ashore on Pilot Island, returned here with the captain and crew, who subsequently made their way to Milwaukss.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, December 18, 1891
     

Schooner NANCY DELL. U. S. No. 130147. Of 106.54 tons gross; 101.22 tons net. Built Port Sheldon, Mich, 1879. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 105.0 x 22.7 x 6.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
     
     


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1891
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22212
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.0586 Longitude: -87.11038
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Nancy Dell (Schooner), U130147, aground, 1 Dec 1891