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Gertrude (Schooner), aground, 20 Jun 1877


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The schooner GERTRUDE, discharging a cargo of wood on the bridge pier at Racine North Point, was driven ashore Wednesday afternoon by a squall from the southeast. She now lies broadside on the beach.
      Detroit Tribune
      Friday, June 22, 1877
     
     
On Thursday the Revenue Cutter ANDREW JOHNSON proceeded to Racine North Point from Milwaukee, and with the assistance of the tug WETZEL, pulled the schooner GERTRUDE off the beach. The tug then towed her into shoal water in the harbor at Racine, where she sank. It is proposed to haul her out at once for repairs.
      Detroit Tribune
      Monday, June 25, 1877
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1877
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Local identifier:
McN.W.25128
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.78085 Longitude: -87.75757
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gertrude (Schooner), aground, 20 Jun 1877