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Farmer (Schooner), abandoned, 1 Mar 1863


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Schooner FARMER, sprung a leak on Lake Michigan and was abandoned. Total loss.
      Casualty List for 1863
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

      . . . . .

      Chicago, April 6. - Intelligence from the eastern shore of Lake Michigan says, the Schooner FARMER capsized off New Buffalo. All hands are reported lost. The crew consisted of four or five men and there were two persons on board besides.
The schooners HELEN KENT and MUSKEGON are ashore in that vicinity.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, April 7, 1863



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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: abandoned
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $800
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1863
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.12
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 41.79393 Longitude: -86.74392
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Farmer (Schooner), abandoned, 1 Mar 1863