Emily (1853)
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Final Voyage


"Vessel probably lost.-Apprehensions were felt for the safety of the schooner Emily, belonging to this port, which sailed three weeks ago for Sand Bay, and has not been heard of since. It is feared that she foundered in the late severe gale. The Emily was a fine staunch craft, valued at about $3,000. She was insured in the merchants' Insurance Co. for $1,300. Capt. Jacobsen, who sailed her, and N. Thompson, of this city, were the owners. The captain's wife was aboard, and there was a crew of four men, one named Lewis Andersen of this city, another called Henry, from Manitowoc, and two others unknown." MS 4/28/1857 --From the Wisconsin Historical Society Maritime Preservation and Archaeology Files
Service History


The two masted wooden schooner was built in 1853 by James M. Jones in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Last Document Of Enrollment Surrendered: 2/26/1857
 
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