Emmanuel (1890)
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Service History


The Emmanual was renowned for her lack of seaworthiness. In fact, she had once been described as "... a very poor sailor, and it was simply impossible to get anywhere unless the vessel had a fair wind, in other words, the vessel was built on lines equal to a dry goods box, and to ratch to windward was simply out of the question."
Final Voyage


This vessel, built and owned by K.S. Thompson, plied the waters of Green Bay for about nine years in local trade ventures. Since these were not very profitable, the ship was finally run ashore in the winter of 1899 and dismantled for her sails, iron, and wood. The last document, Enrollment no.8, issued at Milwaukee on Aug. 1, 1894, was surrendered at Milwaukee on Dec. 8, 1899: Cause of surrender: Abandoned.
 
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