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W. W. Brigham (Schooner), U26363, split sails in gale, 9 Jul 1855

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BRIGHAM, W.W. Schooner, cargo coal, split canvas and lost 20 tons off deck, leaks badly. Vessel $550; cargo $100.
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

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The schooner SARDIS BURCHARD, from Toledo to this port, was struck by the squalL on Monday and had her rigging sowewhat damaged. The schooner W.W. BRIGHAM also sustained some damage to her rigging and lost one or two of her sails.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, July 11, 1855

Schooner W.W. BRIGHAM. U. S. No. 26363. Of 93.71 tons. Home port, Milwaukee.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Reason: split sails in gale
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $550
Cargo: $100
Freight: coal
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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W. W. Brigham (Schooner), U26363, split sails in gale, 9 Jul 1855