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Gilbert Knapp (Schooner), U10337, aground, 7 Sep 1896

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Four seamen who stripped the schooner GILBERT KNAPP of her outfit when she stranded on the east shore of Lake Michigan this season and became a total loss, have filed a libel against the outfit on a claim of $102 for services, and the truck will be sold under the banner of the United States marshal at 10 o'clock, a. m., on November 12.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      November 5, 1896

Schooner GILBERT KNAPP. U. S. No. 10337. Of 186.09 gross tons; 176.79 tons net. Built Racine, Wis., 1854. Home port, Kenosha, Wis. 119.0 x 26.0 x 8.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

Schooner GILBERT KNAPP, Of 5,500 tons capacity stranded on Lake Michigan, September 7, 1896. Value $2,500.
      Losses on the Lakes, 1896
      Marine Review, December 10, 1896

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Gilbert Knapp (Schooner), U10337, aground, 7 Sep 1896