Laura Johnson (1882)
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The wooden two masted schooner Laura Johnson was built at South Haven, Michigan by L.D. LaFountain in 1882. The official registry number was 140527. The vessel was used as a gravel scow.

Last Document Of Enrollment Surrendered: Chicago: 2/28/1891: "Wrecked".
Final Voyage


"Racine, July 17.- During a northeast gale this afternoon, the gravel scow , Laura Johnson, of Chicago, went ashore off North Point and filled with water. She will probably prove a total wreck. Her value is about $2,000, no insurance." Milwaukee Sentinel 7/18/1890.

"Abandoned the Jonson. Racine, July 19, 1890-The scow Laura Johnson, which went ashore at North point during a northeast gale, has been stripped of her rigging and abandoned." Milwaukee Sentinel 7/20/1890
 
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