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Lawrence (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1847


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Schooner LAWRENCE, with a cargo of wheat in the Detroit River.
      Buffalo Courier (1847 casualty list)
      March 17, 1848

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      WRECKED - The new schooner LAWRENCE, lies on a reef of rocks, on Stoney Island, near Malden, bilged, and will be seriously damaged before she gets off. Her cargo of 13,000 bushels Milwaukee wheat will be much damaged. The steamer UNITED went to her relief yesterday morning. - Detroit Advertiser.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Saturday, November 27, 1847

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      New schooner LAWRENCE ran on a reef off Bois Blanc Island, near the mouth of the Detroit River, and sunk. Cargo of 13,000 bushels wheat, consigned to John Hollister. Cargo insured $6,000 each, in Buffalo Fire & Marine, and Buffalo Mutual Companies. Vessel probably, fully insured. - Cleveland Plain Dealer.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      December 5, 1847


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Date of Original:
1847
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Local identifier:
McN.W.660
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lawrence (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1847