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C. Y. Richmond (Schooner), U4275, aground, 15 Oct 1847


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RICHMOND, C.Y. Schooner ashore at Little Fort, with a cargo of wheat.
      Buffalo Courier (casualty list)
      March 17, 1848


Ashore--The Lake County Visitor states that the schooner C.Y. RICHMOND went ashore at Little Fort while endeavoring to clear the piers. She had 9,500 bushels of wheat on board, 6,000 of which was taken on at Little Fort. It is thought she will be gotten off, without damage to either vessel or cargo
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wed. Oct. 27, 1847


The Schooner C.Y. RICHMOND, went ashore at Little Fort on Friday night, during the heavy blow. She was loaded with wheat, and was about starting for buffalo. We have not learned the particulars further than the above. - Racine Whig. 18th.
      Buffalo Courier
      Wednesday, October 27, 1847

NOTE:- Little Fort was later Waukegan, lake Michigan



Schooner C.Y. RICHMOND. U. S. No. 4275. Of 170.07 tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1847
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Local identifier:
McN.W.645
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.36363 Longitude: -87.84479
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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C. Y. Richmond (Schooner), U4275, aground, 15 Oct 1847