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Detailed Information for Forest (1857) Print Version
 
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Vessel Name: Forest (1857) Shipwreck Photos

 
National Register: Listed
Registry #: 9740
Casualty: 10/28/1891, stranded
Vessel Type: Scow-schooner
Built: 1857, D. Lester, Newport, MI
Owners: A.G. Johnson
Home Port: Chicago, IL
Cargo: Light
Lives Lost:
Length: 115.00 ft
Beam: 23.00 ft
Depth of Hold: 6.00 ft
Hull: Wood
Gross Tonnage: 113.45
Propulsion: Sail
Rig Type: Schooner
Body of Water: Lake Michigan
County: Door
Nearest City: Northport
Water Depth: 30 ft
Lat: 45 37.64
Long: 086 55.31

Data contributed by: Wisconsin Historical Society

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