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Saxon (Brig), U22915, dismasted, 8 Jul 1855


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SAXON Brig, cargo corn, dismasted in gale on L. M. Towed to Milwaukee. Property loss $2,000
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

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      DISMASTED.---The propeller SAGINAW towed into the river yesterday morning the brig SAXON, from Chicago with a load of 11,000 bushels corn, bound to Oswego to Fitzhugh & Littlejohn, by whom she is owned. She was disabled during the storm of Sunday night, having lost her mainmast and a great part of her rigging.---- Milwaukee Sentinel
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Friday, July 13, 1855



Brig SAXON. U. S. No. 22915. Of 270.71 tons. Home port, Oswego, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: dismasted
Lives: nil
Freight: corn
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1855
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Local identifier:
McN.W.871
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Saxon (Brig), U22915, dismasted, 8 Jul 1855