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Magnolia (Schooner), lightning, 1 Jun 1855


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MAGNOLIA Schooner, struck by lightning off Bar Point L. E., lost one man
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

      . . . . .

The schooner MAGNOLIA, on her last trip up, was struck by lightning off Bar
Point. The vessel sustained but little injury. A young man named Duncan
McFarland, of Canada, who was aloft at the time, was stunned by the shock and
preciptiated into the lake where his body sunk before a boat could be got out to
him.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, June 18, 1855


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Reason: lightning
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1855
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Local identifier:
McN.W.841
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.055277 Longitude: -83.116388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Magnolia (Schooner), lightning, 1 Jun 1855