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Tempest (Schooner), U24589 ?, aground, 25 Nov 1883

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Two Rivers, Wis., Nov. 25. -- The schooner TEMPEST, of Milwaukee, called to the life-savind crew for assistance at 11 a. m. The vessel was in East River and pounding heavily on the bottom, and there was no tug here. The life-saving crew immediately boarded her with sufficient lines to haul her off, and brought her into the West River, where she lies in perfect safety. The TEMPEST suffered considerable pounding, and had she not been released she would have soon sprung a leak, as she is 17 years old. She is cordwood laden.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, November, 1883
Schooner TEMPEST. U. S. No. 24589. Of 24.31 tons gross; 23.10 tons net. Built New Balitmore, Mich., 1866. Home port, Ahnapee, Wis. 49.0 x 12.0 x 4.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.15388 Longitude: -87.56925
William R. McNeil
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Tempest (Schooner), U24589 ?, aground, 25 Nov 1883