Hunting Boy (1873)
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"The scow Hunting Boy, owned by Capt. E.B. Graham, of Fish Creek, was driven ashore between the harbor piers at the lake end of the canal (Sturgeon Bay), during the heavy storm of last week, and will prove a total loss. The unlucky craft has been stripped of sails, & ect, and no effort will be made to get her off. The vessel is nearly filled with sand." Door County Advocate 10/17/1878

"Wreck Blown Up. Capt. E.B. graham's old scow, the Hunting Boy, which was wrecked near the canal a year ago last fall, was recently blown up by a charge of dynamite in order to get it out of the way. The wreck was lodged inside the harbor piers and interfered with the proposed docking operations." Door County Advocate 7/29/1880.
Service History


The wooden two masted scow-schooner Hunting Boy was built in Manitowoc, Wisconsin by the Norwegian shipbuilder Captain Christianson in 1873. In 1874 the vessel was valued at $2,000 and rated B2 for insurance. The official registry number was 95258

Last Document Of Enrollment #37 Surrendered: Milwaukee: December 30, 1879: "Total Loss".
 
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