Pride (1849)
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Service History


"The Pride is one of the oldest schooners in point of service on the lakes, having been built at Sandusky, O., and came out in 1849. She had a gross measurement of 83 tons and was owned and commanded by Capt. C. Klingenberg." The Pride carried general cargo, loads of lumber and slab wood and had few problems except for a sinking in the St. Joseph harbor in 1900 during a gale. Last Document Surrendered Milwaukee, 11/25/1901: "Vessel Lost."
Final Voyage


"The schooner Pride is a total wreck, now lying on the beach in Washington Harbor, near Matthew Foss' deck. In trying to beat out of the harbor at an early hour Friday morning, and being pretty close to shore, the vessel missed stays and before anything could be done to prevent it was riding on the rocks. There was some 900 bushels of potatoes and a few cords of wood on the craft, Capt Klingenberg intending to fill out the load with wood at Nor. Shellswick's dock on the east side of the harbor."
Today


"The wreckage of the Pride lies broken in 40 feet of water and about 1/2 is extant." "A line throwing or signal cannon was reportedly salvaged from this site by sport divers in the mid-1980's."
 
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