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Mary L. Higgie (Schooner), U90461, aground, 1 Jun 1882


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The steambarge EMMA E. THOMPSON, with steam pumps, etc., which left here to go to the MARY L. HIGGIE and the BRISKIE was in Milwaukee Sunday night for shelter and probably proceeded yesterday.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, May/June, 1882


A dispatch was received here yesterday from captain Martin Blackburn, wrecking master for Atkins & Beckwith, dated Manitowoc, which said. " We are here with the schooner MARY L. HIGGIE. Can't get a dry-dock here [all full] and will take her to Milwaukee. We then go to the MARY COLLINS with both pumps."
      The W.J. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, July, 1882



A dispatch was received her announcing that the schooner HOMER, owned by the Halsted estate, is ashore on Pilot Island. She is light, and was bound for Escanaba from Racine. captain Keith, who manages the late Mr. Halsted's vessels, left the city during the day for Milwaukee, and will arrange for a wrecking expedition. The HOMER is insured, but it is thought she will be released. She measured 455 tons. Is valued at $20,000 and rates A 2. She has just completed a rebuild. The HIGGIE was on Pilot Island, and the HOMER seems to have taken her place.
      The J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, July, 1882
     
     
     
Schooner HATTIE A. ESTELLE.* U. S. No. 90461. Of 310.57 tons gross; 295.05. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1872. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 138.0 x 26.3 x 11.2 * Formerly schooner MARY L. HIGGIE
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1882
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24103
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.28499 Longitude: -86.91984
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary L. Higgie (Schooner), U90461, aground, 1 Jun 1882