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Typo (Schooner), U24981, sunk by collision, 14 Oct 1899


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Schooner TYPO sunk by collision on Lake Huron on October 14, 1899. Of 780 tons. Owned by H. Henderson, of Cleveland. Approx. value of loss $4,000.
      Casualty List for 1899 [total loss]
      Marine Review
      December 21, 1899
     
     
     
The steamer W.P. KETCHAM ran down the little schooner TYPO in Lake Huron on Saturday. The TYPO was instantly sunk and four of the crew were drowned. Three were saved. The TYPO was met off Middle Island near Alpena at 4 o'clock Saturday morning.
      The TYPO was owned by J.P. Nagle of Toledo and measured 335 gross tons and was built in 1873. The TYPO was bound for Racine with coal.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, October 16, 1899
     
     
Schooner TYPO. U. S. No. 24981. Of 335.95 tons gross; 319.16 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1873. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 137.0 x 26.0 x 11.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     


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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: 4
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1899
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23742
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.19251 Longitude: -83.3272
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Typo (Schooner), U24981, sunk by collision, 14 Oct 1899