The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
L. B. Shepard (Schooner), U14676, wrecked, 1 Oct 1898

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The schooner L.B. SHEPARD of Sturgeon Bay, laden with lumber from Menominee for Chicago was wrecked during the N.E. gale. The cargo and vessel are a complete loss. The crew came ashore in a yawl. The crew reports that her stern broke off and she capsized. The wreck can be plainly seen drifting towards Manitowoc,
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, October 14, 1898
Schooner L.B. SHEPARD. U. S. No. 14676. Of 214 gross tons; 203 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1855. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 114.7 x 25.7 x 10.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898

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Reason: wrecked
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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L. B. Shepard (Schooner), U14676, wrecked, 1 Oct 1898