Sunk in 185 feet of water, the schooner was 168 feet in length. She was built in 1873, and went down in 1877 and is on a even keel, total intact with the cabin still on the main deck.
|GRACE A. CHANNON
Other names : none , but many spelling variations of the name are seen including SHANNON, CHARMON, CHARMING, CHARME, etc.
Official no. : 85309
Type at loss : schooner, wood, 3-mast
Build info : 1873, W. Ellinwood, E. Saginaw, MI
Specs : 141x26x12, 266 g
Date of loss : 1877, Aug 2
Place of loss : 12 mi S of Milwaukee
Lake : Michigan
Type of loss : collision
Loss of life : 1
Carrying : light or coal
Detail : Collided with the propeller tug FAVORITE and sunk. Bound Chicago for Buffalo. The young son of the owner of the schooner was lost.
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