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W. H. Dewitt (Schooner), aground, 16 Oct 1868


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The schooner DeWITT in attempting to enter the harbor on Friday night, drifted south of the harbor as far as 17th street. It is reported that one man was drowned overboard.
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, October 19, 1868



The schooner W. H. DeWITT ashore at the head of this lake has been abandoned by the underwriters.
      Chicago Tribune
      Saturday, Oct. 31, 1868
     
     
     
W. H. DeWITT, schooner of 248 tons, classed as B 2, and valued at $7,000.
      List of Vessels Which Became
      Total Losses During 1868
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, December 14, 1868
     
     
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: 1
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1868
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23268
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. H. Dewitt (Schooner), aground, 16 Oct 1868