Wooden Three-Masted Schooner
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GPS Location: N45°17.475'
Depth: 195 Feet
Wreck Length: 137 Feet Beam: 26
Gross Tonnage: 336 Cargo: Coal
Launched: 1873 by Wolf & Davidson in Milwaukee,
Wrecked: October 14, 1899
W.P. Ketcham ran down the schooner Typo immediately
sinking it and drowning four of the crew. The Typo sits upright
on the lake bottom with foremast intact to the crosstrees. The main and
mizzen masts are broken and spread across the deck along with topmasts,
cross trees, spars, and wire rigging. A ship’s bell remains
hanging in the belfry. Most of the deck is in place and the hold is
still full of coal.