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Sarah Clow (Scow), U22342, aground, 1 May 1863


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Scow SARAH CLOW, ashore at Point Au Pelee, Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

      . . . . .

      The schooner SARAH CLOW was driven ashore in the severe gale two weeks ago near Point Pelee, and her crew have been trying in vain to get her off. She hails from the vicinity of Green Bay.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, May 22, 1863

      . . . . .

      AFLOAT AGAIN. - The schooner SARAH CLOW, of Chambers Island, which has been ashore at Point au Pelee since the recent northeast gale, has been got off and arrived at this port yesterday morning. Her captain, who is also owner, has been indefatigable in his efforts to get har afloat, and has accomplished the undertaking independant of the assistance justly due him from the insurance, an d withouy outside aid. She sustained some damage to her center-board, but further than this she is none the worse of her disaster. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, June 1, 1863

     
NAME: SARAH CLOW
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 22342
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA:
BEAM:
DEPTH:
GROSS: 192.68 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878)
NET:
YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Chicago, IL (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878.
NOTES:
      Mvus, sail 1866 -1885
     


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $450
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1863
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.107
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sarah Clow (Scow), U22342, aground, 1 May 1863