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York State (Schooner), U27514, waterlogged, 27 Jun 1904

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The schooner YORK STATE was towed into Milwaukee yesterday in a sinking condition and with her crew worn out by 36 hours steady work at her pumps. The boat was on a trip from Nelma to Chicago with lumber and her seams opened, It was expected the waterlogged boat would sink at any time but the crew managed to keep her up until distress signals were discovered and assistance sent out.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, June 28, 1904
Schooner YORK STATE. U. S. No. 27514. Of 277 tons gross; 256 tons net. Built Ashtabula, Ohio, 1869. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 134.0 x 28.4 x 11.0 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904

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Reason: waterlogged
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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York State (Schooner), U27514, waterlogged, 27 Jun 1904