A. P. Nichols (Schooner), U566, aground, 29 Oct 1892
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Many of the disasters of the gale were reported in Saturday's "Enquirer," but reports of further mishaps keep coming in. The PAWNEE tow was broken up on Lake Michigan; the schooner HAVANA lost both topmasts; the schooner F. D. EDEN parted her tow-line from the MORLEY, and was somewhat damaged by shipping a tremendous sea; the barge HATTIE, of the MIAMI tow, became water-logged; the schooner A. P. NICHOLS went ashore at Death's Door; the schooner ZACK CHANDLER went ashore near Deer Park.
Monday, October 31, 1892
The schooner NICHOLS, ashore on Pilot Island, is insured with Crosby and Macdonald.
Tuesday, November 1, 1892
Schooner A.P. NICHOLS. U. S. No. 566. Of 299.67 tons gross; 284.69 tons net. Built Madison Dock, Ohio 1861. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 145.0 x 13.0 x 11.0.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
NOTE:- The beam of the vessel, given as 13 feet, should read 30 feet
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Wisconsin, United States
- William R. McNeil
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