Sailor Boy (1866)
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"The fore and aft schooner which went on the beach at Bay View at an early hour yesterday...was the Sailor Boy of Milwaukee. When the lifesaving crew reached the vessel at an early hour in the morning the vessel was entirely deserted. She had been driven so high on the beach that as soon as she struck, a number of persons who had gathered on the beach succeeded in getting a line from shore to her, on which her crew of four men made their escape. The Sailor Boy was lumber laden from Pierpoint to Milwaukee and her cargo was being washed stone. Although she was high and dry on the beach it was thought last evening that she would prove a total loss, and she was pounding heavily and considerably hogged." "Capt. Evenson of the Life-Saving Station, has purchased the wreck of the scow Sailor Boy, except her cargo of wood, the running gear and canvas, for $100. He has recovered a considerable portion of it."
 
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