The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mazeppa (Schooner), U16419, aground, 22 Oct 1868

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SCHOONER 'MAZEPPA' IN TROUBLE. -- The wrecking tug GEORGE W. WOOD went to the aid of the schooner MAZEPPA, ashore at Grand Traverse. We understand that she went ashore on Sunday last while getting under way from Norwood Pier, where she had taken on a cargo of lumber for Chicago. The master and crew have arrived at Milwaukee.
      Chicago Tribune
      Saturday, November 28, 1868

The schooner MAZEPPA has gone to pieces, she had gone ashore at Grand Traverse Bay and had been abandoned as a total loss. She was of 391 tons burden and was built at Buffalo in 1857
      Chicago Tribune
      Wednesday, December 2, 1868
Schooner MAZEPPA, of 391 tons, classed B 2, and valued at $10,000.
      List of Vessels Which became
      Total losses in 1868
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, December 14, 1868
Schooner MAZEPPA, lost at Norwood, Traverse Bay, Nov. 28, 1868, of 290.32 tons.
      Vessels Lost in 1868 Which Were
      Registered in the District of Chicago
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, december 14, 1868

      Schooner MEZAPPA. U. S. No. 16419 Of 290.00 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1866


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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William R. McNeil
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Mazeppa (Schooner), U16419, aground, 22 Oct 1868