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A. W. Luckey (Schooner), U1582, squall damage, 27 May 1896


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STRUCK BY A SQUALL.
      The Schooner A. W. LUCKEY Loses All of Her Lower Canvas.
A squall of unusual violence passed over lake Michigan off Port Washington last night. It came from about north northwest, swooped down upon the schooner A. W. LUCKEY, bound to Menominee from this port in light trim, and carried away all of her lower canvas except the jibtopsail and flying jib. Members of the crew state that the sails were all lowered when the approach of the squall was observed, but before anything could be done towards securing them the wind literally tore them into fragments. The LUCKEY ran back here and lies at the Angus Smith elevator. Her main deck presented a peculiar appearance this forenoon, being littered with torn canvas throughout its entire length.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      Thursday, May 28, 1896
     
     
Schooner A.W. LUCKEY. U. S. No. 1582. Of 311.94 tons gross; 292.35 tons net. Built Oak Harbor, Ohio, 1867. Home port, Manistee, Mich. 138.2 x 26.2 x 9.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: squall damage
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22898
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.38722 Longitude: -87.87564
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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A. W. Luckey (Schooner), U1582, squall damage, 27 May 1896