M. Capron (1875)
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Service History


On April 16th,1897 the M. Capron needed a tow into the shelter of Wind Point, near Racine during a snowstorm with heavy winds. Her steering apparatus was unshipped and attempts to repair it was unsuccessful due to the heavy seas. Last Document Surrendered Milwaukee 10/31/1898 "Vessel Total Loss By Stranding"
Final Voyage


"On 10/31/1898, the schooner M. Capron was driven ashore west of the USLSS station at Bailey's Harbor while attempting "to leave the south side of Brann's pier in a southerly gale"(Hirthe). The schooner and her cargo of wood were both lost."
 
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