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L. D. Coman (Schooner), gale damage ?, 12 Nov 1852


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Schooner L.D. COMAN, jetted 160 bars of iron, Lake Ontario, vessel damaged. Property loss $3,000
      Buffalo Morning Express
      December 25, 1852 (casualty list)

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      A Terrific gale occurred on Lake Ontario Friday and Saturday last (12th. & 13th.), during which considerable damage was done to the shipping on the lake. It appears by the following from the Oswego Times that a number of vessels are known to have encountered the gale, and have not since been heard from. Much solitude is of course felt for their safety:
      The schooner L.D. COMAN, which cleared for Toledo on Thursday, was obliged to put back and return to this port on Saturday, with the loss of 100 bars of railroad iron.
      Rochester Standard & Union
      November 16, 1852


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Reason: gale damage ?
Lives: nil
Freight: railroad iron
Date of Original:
1852
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Local identifier:
McN.W.1561
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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L. D. Coman (Schooner), gale damage ?, 12 Nov 1852