Lewis Cass (1846)
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Lives Lost
Depth (ft)
Final Voyage

"The schooner Lewis Cass is reported to have struck a rock at the mouth of Green Bay. At last account she was on her way to Bailey's Harbor. A tug has been sent for." Milwaukee Sentinel 11/03/1865.

"The Lewis Cass.-This vessel which we notified last week as having struck a sunken rock near the mouth of Green Bay, has been run ashore near Grand traverse, and will probably prove a total loss". Milwaukee Sentinel 11/07/1865.

"The Lewis Cass.-The schooner Adell arrived here yesterday morning with the sails, rigging ect., belonging to the Lewis Cass, from Bailey's Harbor." Milwaukee Sentinel 11/11/1865.

"The schooner Lewis Cass. -- This vessel which went ashore south of bailey's harbor last week, has been abandoned by the underwriters." Buffalo Daily Courier 9/23/1865.
Service History

The wooden hull two masted schooner Lewis Cass was built by A. Bradley in Vermillion, Ohio in 1846. In 1861 the vessel was valued at $5,000 and rated B1 by the Board Of Lake Underwriters. This vessel did not have an official registry number.

June 1847: Ran afoul of another vessel received damaged rigging, Cleveland Harbor.

June 1847: Ashore with a cargo of dry goods on the Peninsula Point near Beacon Light. Good prospects of getting off.

June 1852: Collided with the steamer Northern Indiana in Maumee River. Raised and repaired.

December 1854: Ashore at Conneaut, Ohio The Lewis Cass was rebuilt in 1855. B2 1860
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