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Restless (Schooner), capsized, 1 Nov 1863

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Schooner RESTLESS, capsized on L. E., righted and towed to Buffalo.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864
      (Casualty List for 1863)

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The schr. JUPITER, of Chicago, arrived on Monday evening having on board the crew of the schr. RESTLESS, which capsized on Monday afternoon at 4:00, when off Long Pt., Lake Erie, during a heavy squall. The crew when found , were clinging to bottom of the vessel, and ere long, would have found a watery grave, but for the timely arrival of the JUPITER. The RESTLESS hails from Huron, Ohio, at which point the crew resides. - Detroit Advertiser.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 12, 1863 3-4

The schr. RESTLESS, recently sunk in the Erie Basin, has been raised and was taken to drydock on Saturday between the schr. RUBY and a canal boat.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      December 14, 1863 3-3

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Reason: capsized
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Remarks: recovered
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Restless (Schooner), capsized, 1 Nov 1863