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Madison (Schooner), U16649, dismasted, 1 Sep 1855

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MADISON Schooner, dismasted off Long Point, L. E. Towed to Erie for repairs. Property loss $500
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Jan. 11, 1856 (Casualty List)

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      VESSEL DISMASTED. -- The steamer QUEEN OF THE WEST reports passing the schooner MADISON dismasted off Long Point. The steamer offered to relieve the crew, but they refused to abandon the schooner.
      Buffalo daily Republic
      Thursday, September 27, 1855

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The schooner MADISON, dismasted off Long Point was towed into Erie on Wednesday last by the propeller GENESEE CHIEF. The schooner was in ballast.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, October 1, 1855

Schooner MADISON. U. S. No. 16649. Of 84.00 tons Home port, Racine, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel U. S., 1871

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Reason: dismasted
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Madison (Schooner), U16649, dismasted, 1 Sep 1855