Schooner
Typo

 

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The three masted schooner Typo (138'x26'x11') built at Milwaukee in 1873, sank six miles east-southeast of Presque Isle light.  The wreck sits upright and intact in 155 feet of water.

TYPO
Other names   :  none
Official no.     :  24981
Type at loss    :  schooner, wood,

Build info       :  1873, Wolfe & Davidson,
Milwaukee (or Manitowoc)

Specs               :  138x26x11, 336g  319n
Date of loss    :  1899, Oct 14

Place of loss   :  off
Presque Isle, MI
Lake
                : Huron

Type of loss    :  collision
Loss of life      :  4 or 9
Carrying         :  ?
Detail              : She collided with the  prop V.H. KETCHUM and sank.
Owned by H. Henderson, Cleveland or J. P. Nagle, Toledo.
Rebuilt in 1873, major repairs in 82 & 84. 84 repair was after a serious grounding on
Amherst Island, Lake Ontaio, Sep 26, 1883.

Sources            :   mv,polk,slh,sol,lhdc,mpl,nsp


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