The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lem Ellsworth (Schooner), U140062, sunk, 18 May 1894


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It is reported here in marine circles about noon that the schooner LEM ELLSWORTH had foundered in the late gale. No definate information could be secured at this port.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      May 22, 1894


Chicago, May 23. -- Every boat arriving today has been boarded for information regarding the missing schooner LEM ELLSWORTH, but no trace of the boat can be gleamed since she passed Mackinaw, eight days ago. It is growing to be a certainty that the schooner foundered with all hands in last week's gale.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      May 23, 1894
     

Schooner LEM ELLSWORTH. Foundered on Lake Michigan, May 18, 1894. Total loss. Value of loss, $10.000
      Casualty List for 1894
      Marien Record
      January 3, 1895
     

Schooner LEM ELLSWORTH. U. S. No. 140062. oF 340.14 tons gross; 323.13 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1874. Home port, Oswego, N.Y. 138.0 x 26.0 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: 7
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1894
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24365
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lem Ellsworth (Schooner), U140062, sunk, 18 May 1894