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Tennie & Laura (Schooner), U145115, sunk, 2 Aug 1903

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The little schooner JENNIE and LAURA [sic] , built 27 years ago, was wrecked near Milwaukee Saturday night, one man was drowned. The steamer MARK B. COVELL rescued the captain of the vessel.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, August 3, 1903

Mate Charles Marbach was drowned yesterday morning in the sinking of the schooner TENNIE, about 10 miles northeast of Milwaukee. The boat was caught in a storm and Capt. Sather and the mate took to the yawl. They drifted about the lake until sighted by the MARK COVALL. In passing a line to the men the yawl was capsized. The mate sank, being unable to make the line.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, August 3, 1903

Schooner TENNIE and LAURA. U. S. No. 145115. Of 56 tons gross; 53 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1876. Home port, Grand Haven. 73.0 x 19.0 x 5.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902


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Reason: sunk
Lives: 1
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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Tennie & Laura (Schooner), U145115, sunk, 2 Aug 1903