The Schooner <i>Advance</i> | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

The Schooner Advance

The Schooner <i>Advance</i> | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Underwater view of pieces of the schooner <i>Advance</i> laying on the haul of the ship at the bottom of Lake Michigan.
DESCRIPTION
Underwater view of pieces of the schooner Advance laying on the haul of the ship at the bottom of Lake Michigan.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:119502
Creation Date: 2014
Creator Name:Thomsen, Tamara
City:
County:
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Maritime Preservation and Archeology Program Collection
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:digital file
Original Format Number:1509000002
Original Dimensions:4636 X 2968 pixels
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Built in 1853 in Milwaukee, this schooner was owned by Captain Paulson. On September 8, 1885, it became waterlogged and capsized in a gale 9 miles south of Sheboygan, Wis. Her cargo of bark was valued at $1,200 and insured for $800. The captain and four of the crew drowned while attempting to reach shore in a small boat. Only one sailor, Jacob Raum, survived. For more information visit the Wisconsin Shipwrecks website.
SUBJECTS
Underwater exploration
Cargo ships
Great Lakes
Marine accidents
Ships
Michigan, Lake
Plants
Underwater photography

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