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Penokee (Schooner), U20468, aground, 17 Nov 1875

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Kincardine, Nov. 17. -- The schooner PENOKEE, of Milwaukee, went ashore in the gale last night, about seven miles south of this port. She lies about a quarter of a mile from shore, in six feet of water,and will be got off without much damage if the weather keeps favourable.
Wind-South-west, light..
      Toronto Daily GLOBE
      Thursday, November 18, 1875

NAVIGATION DISASTERS:-The schooner PENOKEE got out of her course and went ashore at Kincardine, and lies in six feet of water. Aid was telegraphed for to the Detroit Towing Association, and the tug QUAIL with lighter and pumps were dispatched..
      Toronto Daily GLOBE
      Saturday, November 20, 1875

      Schooner PENOKEE. U. S. No. 20468. Of 332.27 tons gross; 315.66 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1872. Home port, Oswego, N.Y. 139.0 x 26.0 x 11.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.18339 Longitude: -81.63307
William R. McNeil
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Penokee (Schooner), U20468, aground, 17 Nov 1875