The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
H. Rand (Schooner), U11185, capsized, 24 May 1901

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The identity of the schooner which is drifting about Lake Michigan capsized and full of water, remains more of a mystery than at any time since the discovery of the boat after Friday's storm.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, May 28, 1901

There is every reason to believe that the derlict schooner off Milwaukee is the H. RAND of racine. The crew of four is probably lost.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, May 29, 1901

      May 24, 1901. -- Schooner H. RAND, laden with slabs, waterlogged, capsized and went to pieces off Manitowoc, Lake Michigan. Capt. Jefferson, his daughter and two sailors drowned.
      Wrecks on the Great Lakes
      Casualty List of 1901
      Marine Record
      January 11, 1902
      Schooner H. RAND. U. S. No. 11185. Of 124 tons gross; 118 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1856. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 106.5 x 23.6 x 7.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1900

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Reason: capsized
Lives: 4
Freight: wood slabs
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.09194 Longitude: -87.64731
William R. McNeil
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H. Rand (Schooner), U11185, capsized, 24 May 1901