Reciprocity (1855)
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Final Voyage


10/19/1880 "The schooner Reciprocity, laden with cedar posts and telegraph poles, which waterlogged off Two Rivers on Saturday, has drifted on the reef off the above place, and is a complete wreck. Her stern is all broken up from the mainmast aft..."

"The schooner Reciprocity, waterlogged off Two Rivers and went ashore at Foscoro, where she went pieces. Her crew escaped with difficulty..."

"The crew had abandoned ship near Two Creeks, but the derelict drifted north past Algoma and finally disintegrated near Stoney Creek Reef."
Service History


Last Document Surrendered Chicago, 10/21/1880: "Total Loss."
Today


The Reciprocity has never been conclusively found, but the wreckage near the LaPetite might be that of the Reciprocity.
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