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Little Georgy (Schooner), U15806, fire, 1 Oct 1882


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The schooner LITTLE GEORGIE, laden with lime, was burned off Milwaukee Tuesday afternoon. It is supposed the lime caught fire from bilge water. She had a cargo for Grand Haven.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, No. 2, October, 1882
     
     
     
Schooner LITTLE GEORGE, of 55 tons. Built Sheboygan, 1870. Burned off Milwaukee, 1882.
      "Hist., of the Great Lakes"
      by Mansfield.
     

Schooner LITTLE GEORGY. U. S. No. 15806. Of 52.35 gross tons; 49.74 tons net. Built Sheboygan, Wis., 1870. Home port, Sheboygan, Wis. 81.0 x 17.0 x 5.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
NOTE: -- It would appear likely that the LITTLE GEORGY was the correct spelling, is so she was repaired and sailed for many years after the 1882 accident ???



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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1882
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24152
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Little Georgy (Schooner), U15806, fire, 1 Oct 1882