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Sardis Burchard (Schooner), U23104, split sails in gale, 9 Jul 1855

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BURCHARD, SARDIS Schooner, cargo corn and high wines. Split canvas and damaged cargo. Corn $800 High Wines $50. corn 150 bushels, $200 Total property loss $1,050
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

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      The schooner SARDIS BURCHARD, from Toledo to this port, was struck by a squall on Monday and had her rigging somewhat damaged. She lost several barrels of high wines from her decks and damaged about 150 bushels of her corn.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, July 11, 1855

Schooner Barge SARDIS BURCHARD. U. S. No. 23104. Of 110 tons. Built Huron, Ohio, 1847.
      Herman Runge List

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Reason: split sails in gale
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $800
Cargo: $250
Freight: corn & high wines
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Sardis Burchard (Schooner), U23104, split sails in gale, 9 Jul 1855