The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Gilbert Knapp (Schooner), U10337, aground, 1 May 1883

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Horn's Pier, Wis., May 1. -- The schooner GILBERT KNAPP, bound for Chicago, loaded with cedar ties for Joseph Smith at Jacksonport, in leaving Reynolds' Pier drifted on the reef at that place this afternoon. The tug GREGORY, from Sturgeon Bay, got her off and towed her to the canal. She is not much damaged. -- Inter Ocean.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, May 1883

Schooner GILBERT KNAPP. U. S. No. 10337. Of 186.09 gross tons; 176.79 tons net. Built Racine, Wis., 1854. Home port, Kenosha, Wis. 119.0 x 26.0 x 8.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: cedar ties
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Gilbert Knapp (Schooner), U10337, aground, 1 May 1883