The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Black Hawk (Schooner), lost, 1 Nov 1847

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BLACK HAWK Schooner, and all hands lost on Lake Michigan.
      Buffalo Courier (casualty list)
      March 17, 1848

The Schooner BLACK HAWK, on Lake Michigan, has not been heard of for several weeks, and was probably lost with all on board. - Milwaukee Sentinel.
      Cleveland Herald
      Fri. Dec. 3, 1847

Schr. BLACKHAWK. - We learn that this vessel under the command of Capt. Green, has not been heard of since she left this port, some six weeks ago. The BLACKHAWK went on shore at the same time with the OUTWARD BOUND, was got off, in a day or two, sailed for Manistee, and has not since been heard from. -- Racine Adv.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      December 7, 1847

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Black Hawk (Schooner), lost, 1 Nov 1847