Abner Howes (1859)
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Final Voyage

The scow schooner Abner Howes was stranded, September 22, 1871, on the north side of the north pier at Ahnapee, Wisconsin, attempting to ride out a storm.
"From Mr. Vandoozer of Ahnapee, Wisconsin, we learn that in the heavy south east blow of last Friday, the scow built schooner Howes, which was lying off Ahnapee dragged her anchor and went ashore on the rocks north of the north pier. She had on board $3,000 worth of supplies for Hitt and Davison of Clay Banks. The Howes was owned in Racine and was valued at about $1,500. She is a total loss." Kewaunee Enterprise 9/27/1871 p3, c2.

Last Document Surrendered, Milwaukee, 3/31/1874: "vessel lost".
Service History

The scow schooner Abner Howes had capsized on Lake Erie in 1866 but was rebuilt.
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