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New York (Brig), dismasted, 1 Sep 1854


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NEW YORK Brig, partially dismasted on lake Ontario. Property loss $500
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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The Brig NEW YORK, Capt. Whittler, bound down with a cargo of timber, when off Long Point, was struck by a squall, which carried away her fore-topmast, fore-yard, and sails, sprung her main-mast, plit her mainsail, and did some other damage. She was bound to French Creek, but being thus crippled, and the wind blowing from the north-west, she made this port about one o'clock, P.M. ---- Oswego Journal
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Friday, September 22, 1854


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Reason: dismasted
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Freight: timber
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1854
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Local identifier:
McN.W.1729
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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New York (Brig), dismasted, 1 Sep 1854