Hannah Etty (1864)
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Service History

The wooden two masted schooner Hanna Etty was built in 1864 at Two Creeks, Wisconsin by O. Johnson. In 1874 the vessel was valued at $1,700. and rated B2. Her official number was 11287.

November, 1869: Damaged and lost cargo on Lake Michigan.

April, 1871: Ashore at Amsterdam, Lake Michigan; pulled off.

May, 1871: Repaired at Milwaukee and at Manitowoc.
Final Voyage

August 26, 1880: While enroute from Manitowoc to Milwaukee with a crew of five and a cargo of wood and coal, the schooner Hannah Etty sprung a leak, became waterlogged and capsized eight miles south of Sheboygan. The crew successfully abandoned the vessel, but due to being overloaded and poorly equipped yawl (missing and broken oars), they had to be picked up by the Sheboygan lifesaving crew. The vessel itself went ashore six miles south of Sheboygan and was reported to be breaking up on August 27, 1880.
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