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William Shupe (Schooner), U26672, aground, 18 May 1894


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The big storm on Lake Michigan has cost the lives of many men... The schooner LINCOLN DALL went to pieces at Glencoe, 8 miles north of Chicago. She was 196 tons.
The schooner JACK THOMPSON , 199 tons, wrecked off 25th street...
The schooner EVENING STAR, 203 tons wrecked off 27th street but her crew was saved.
The schooner MERCURY of Grand Haven, 218 tons wrecked off 27th street but her crew was saved.
The schooner RAINBOW of Milwaukee, 243 tons, wrecked off 22nd street, crew rescued.
The schooner Wm. SHUPE waterlogged and ashore at Lexington on Lake Huron. Four were drowned in an rescue attempt.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, May 19, 1894


Chicago, May 19. -- The vessels lost here were the schooners EVENING STAR, C.G. MIXER, MYRTLE, LINCON DALL, JACK THOMPSON, J. LOOMIS McLAREN, MERCURY AND RAINBOW.
      Vessels lost elsewhere, outside of Chicago is:
      Schooner M.J. CUMMINGS, sunk, Milwaukee, six lives.
      Schooner C.C. BARNES, ashore, Milwaukee
      Unknown schooner, ashore, Cudahy, Wis.
      Schooner MOSES GAGE, ashore, Michigan City.
      Schooner MINERAL STATE, scuttled, Elk Rapids, Mich.
      Schooner SURPRISE, ashore, Two Rivers Point.
      Steamer E.C. TICE, ashore at Green Bay, Wis.
      Scow St. CATHERINES, ashore, Sand Beach, Mich,
      Schooner MYRTLE LAMP, ashore, Menominee, Mich.
      Steamer HUDSON, disabled Lake Michigan.
      Schooner EMILY TAYLOR, ashore, Manitowoc, Wis.
      Schooner ISHPEMING, disabled, Alpena, Mich.
      Schooner SIZER, ashore, Menominee, Mich.
      Schooner WILLIAM SHUPE, adrift near Point Sanilac
      Buffalo Enquirer
      May 19, 1894

     

The Wm. SHUPE is going to pieces.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, May 21, 1894
     

Schooner WILLIAM SHUPE. U. S. No. 26672. Of 240.59 tons gross; 228.56 tons net. Built at Milan, Ohio, in 1862. Home port, Sandusky, Ohio. 129.0 x 25.0 x 10.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: 4
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1894
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23963
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.26808 Longitude: -82.53076
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William Shupe (Schooner), U26672, aground, 18 May 1894