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Emma Banner (Schooner), U136065, capsized, 20 Aug 1897


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EMMA BONNER CAPSIZED.
      Crew of Schooner reaches Port, Being Saved in a Yawl Boat.
      Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 21. -- The crew of the schooner EMMA BOONER, bound from Manistee to this city with bark, has arrived here and reports that the vessel capsized in the lake, 15 miles off Little Point saubel last Wednesday night. The crew escaped in a yawl boat and drifted about for 22 hours in a heavy sea. They then sighted the steamer FRED PABST, which took them to a port. They were 36 hours without food.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, August 21, 1897
     
     
Schooner EMMA BANNER. U. S. No. 136065. Of 92.41 tons gross; 87.79 tons net. Built Onekama, Mich., 1889. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 81.0 x 23.0 x 7.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
     
     


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Reason: capsized
Lives: nil
Freight: bark
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24513
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Emma Banner (Schooner), U136065, capsized, 20 Aug 1897