The Schooner Consuelo

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    The Schooner Consuelo

    BUILT IN 1851 BY CAULKINS OF CLEVELAND HER HOME PORT WAS DETROIT. SHE WAS A BULK CARRIER AND IN THE EARLY 1860S MADE TRIPS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC TO LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND.

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The Schooner Consuelo BUILT IN 1851 BY CAULKINS OF CLEVELAND HER HOME PORT WAS DETROIT. SHE WAS A BULK CARRIER AND IN THE EARLY 1860S MADE TRIPS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC TO LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND. ON MAY 1, 1875, HER CARGO OF STONE SHIFTED IN A GALE AND SHE SANK NEAR KELLY’S ISLAND. THE CAPTAIN AND FOUR CREWMEN WERE LOST. TWO CREWMEN HUNG TO THE MAST TOPS AND WERE RESCUED BY THREE BROTHERS IN THE LIFE SAVING SERVICE AT THE MARBLEHEAD LIFE SAVING STATION. THE THREE MEN WERE THE FIRST IN THAT SERVICE TO RECEIVE THE GOLD LIFE SAVING MEDAL. THE TUG WINSLOW PICKED UP THE SMALL BOAT WITH THE THREE RESCUERS AND THE TWO CREWMEN. THE SHIP WAS SALVAGED AND REFITTED. IN NOVEMBER 1880, SHE WAS HEAVILY DAMAGED DURING A STORM. ON MAY 7, 1887 SHE RAN ON A REEF AT BAILY’S HARBOR IN LAKE HURON WHERE SHE BROKE UP AND SANK.


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