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Alert (Brig), sunk, 18 Oct 1855


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ALERT Brig, sunk in Pigeon Bay, L. M., cargo lumber, loss on lumber $500. Property loss $2,000.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Jan. 11, 1856 (Casualty List)



      SUNK. -- The mate of the steamer SAM WARD, from Green Bay, informs us that the brig ALERT is sunk near Pigeon Creek and the schooner St. CLAIR near Point aux Barques. -- Detroit Free Press, 19th.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, October 20, 1855



The mate of the stm. SAM WARD, from Green Bay informs us that the brig ALERT is sunk near Pigeon Creek and the schr. ST. CLAIR near Point aux Barques.
      Detroit Free Press
      October 19, 1855 1-2


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,500
Cargo: $500
Freight: lumber
Date of Original:
1855
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Local identifier:
McN.W.1068
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.016388 Longitude: -82.681666
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alert (Brig), sunk, 18 Oct 1855