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Lumberman

Three-masted, twin-centerboarded schooner.



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Other Names:none
Official Number:14828
Vessel Built:1862, H. Litchfield, Blendon's Landing, (Grand Haven), MI as a bark
Vessel Specifications:127x24x7, 160g 152n
Type of Vessel:Schooner, Three-Masted
Depth to Deck:58 ft (17m)
Depth to Bottom:65 ft (19m)
How it Sunk:Bound Chicago for Kewaunee, WI., she capsized in a squall and sank to her topmasts in 60 feet of water. Crew scrambled up the masts as she went down and were rescued by the steamer MENOMINEE after several hours. The wreck was later flattened as a navigational hazard.
Loss Type:Storm
Date of Loss:1893, Apr. 20
Place of Loss:S of Milwaukee, 6 mi off the mouth of Oak Creek
Vessel Cargo:Light
Lives Loss:none
References:Shipwreck File by Dave Swayze
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