Nora (1869)
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The two masted schooner Nora was built in Sheboygan in 1869. She was designed by Captain Gunderson as a propeller but failed to carry out the design. He was forced to sell the vessel to Locklin and Nytes on June 23, 1869 who fitted her out as a fore and aft schooner. Last document surrendered Milwaukee, 7/22/1869.
Final Voyage


"On October 28, 1869 the Nora was run down by the schooner Sweepstakes about 16 miles southeast of Sheboygan. She had been carrying a cargo of stone from Sheboygan to Muskegon, Mich.when she went down. The crew was transferred to the Sweepstakes and then to the schooner N.C. Ford which landed in Racine." She went down in 300 feet of water.
 
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