The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mechanic (Brig), U16399, split sails &c., 1 Aug 1854


Description
Full Text

MECHANIC Brig, split sails, disabled, returned to Buffalo for repairs. Property loss $1,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

      . . . . .

      During the storm last Tuesday evening, several vessels bound out, and only a few miles distant, were somewhat disabled, but no serious damage was sustained, so far as we are informed. The brigs MECHANIC and STANDART came into port yesterday, having rode out the storm during the night, outside the "light." The MECHANIC had her "fore-top-sail and jibs" carried away, and the STANDART lost her big anchor and chains, besides being struck by lightning. Her mast was considerably injured. She rode out the gale with her small anchor, and was towed in by the tug HAMILTON MORTON yesterday morning.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, August 3, 1854


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: split sails &c.
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1854
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.1701
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Mechanic (Brig), U16399, split sails &c., 1 Aug 1854