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Badger (Schooner), U3156, aground, 25 Oct 1899

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Schooner BADGER stranded on Lake Huron October 24, 1899 Of 600 net tons. Owned by J. Kirtland. Value $2,000.
      Casualty List for 1899 [total loss]
      Marine Review
      December 21, 1899
      The sail scow BADGER, owned by Green Bay parties, loaded with hemlock for A.W. Lawrence of Sturgeon Bay, waterlogged near Cedar River on Tuesday morning. Her stern was literally torn to pieces and the boat is a total wreck. The crew were rescued.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, October 26, 1899
Scow schooner BADGER. U. S. No. 3156. Of 65 tons gross; 62 tons net. Built Fort Howard, Wis., 1881. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 80.0 x 20.6 x 4.4
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: hemlock lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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Badger (Schooner), U3156, aground, 25 Oct 1899