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Moonlight (Schooner), U90719, sunk, 13 Sep 1903


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The Gilchrist schooner MOONLIGHT foundered 12 miles off Michigan Island, lake Superior, in Sunday's gale. The crew of the boat was taken off by the propeller VOLUNTEER. The MOONLIGHT was insured for $9,000.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, September 16, 1903
     
     
      The schooner MOONLIGHT, belonging to the Gilchrist fleet foundered 12 miles off Michigan Island in Sunday's great gale on Lake Superior. The crew were taken off by the steamer VOLUNTEER, the towing steamer.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, September 16, 1903
     
     
Schooner MOONLIGHT. U. S. No. 90719. Of 777 tons gross; 738 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1874. Home port, Sandusky, Ohio. 205.9 x 33.6 x 14.2 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902
     

The schooners KENT and MOONLIGHT are to be towed to Cleveland from Marquette for repairs. J.C. Gilchrist's intention to purchase them is reiterated.
      Evening Wisconsin
      May 26, 1896


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1903
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23132
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 46.88244 Longitude: -90.48101
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Moonlight (Schooner), U90719, sunk, 13 Sep 1903