John F. Porter (1842)
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"The schooner John F. Porter, Capt. Moore, of this port, capsized... when some three miles off the North Point. She left here Saturday week, with a load of grain and provisions for Green Bay. On Monday following she sprung a leak, and the captain put into Bailey's harbor, pumped her out and started for Milwaukee. She commenced leaking again and by Saturday night was nearly waterlogged. When the gale struck her, she breached to and capsized. The captain, mate, and five men got into the bottom, cut the small boat loose, and getting into it, drifted ashore, having neither oars, nor sail to help them along."
 
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