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Augustus Handy (Schooner), lightning, 1 Sep 1855


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AUGUSTUS HANDY, Schooner, struck by lightning on L.H. lost both masts. Property loss $1,000.
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      January 11, 1856

      . . . . .

The schr. AUGUSTUS HANDY of Cleveland, bound for Chicago with a load of
coal, was struck by lightning on Saturday night, in Lake Huron and lost both of
her masts. She was towed into Port Huron by the stmr. SAM WARD.
      Detroit Free Press
      September 4, 1855


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Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1855
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Local identifier:
McN.W.929
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Augustus Handy (Schooner), lightning, 1 Sep 1855