The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
America (Schooner), capsized, 1 Sep 1868


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SCHOONER 'AMERICA' -- This vessel which capsized last week off this harbor, was built at Ashtabula, Ohio in 1855 by -?- Lent. Measured 118 tons burden, old style, rated B 2, received large repairs in 1863 and was owned last year by Schrooder & Co., of Milwaukee.
      The tug WOOD has abandoned the search for her.
      Chicago Tribune
      Thursday, September 24, 1868
     
      . . . . .
     
Schooner AMERICA, of 118 tons. Classed C 2 and valued at $2,000.
      List of vessels Which Became Total
      Losses, during 1868
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, December 14, 1868


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: capsized
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1868
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23253
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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America (Schooner), capsized, 1 Sep 1868