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C. P. Williams (Schooner), U4364, lost foremast head &c., 19 Sep 1854

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WILLIAMS, C.P. Schooner, lost foremast head, and split sails on Lake Michigan.
Property loss $1,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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      MARINE DISASTERS.---The gale of Tuesday night last, created quite a
commotion among the shipping on Lake Huron.
The schooner C.P. WILLIAMS came into the river with her foremast head,
fore and top-masts, and jib-boom carried away, and her main sail split.-----
-Port Huron Com. 23rd.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Friday, September 29, 1854

      . . . . .

MARINE ACCIDENT.--The schooner ITHICA which arrived here last evening
from Buffalo, reports having seen the schooner C.P. WILLIAMS, on the St. Clair
river with most of her sails gone, and otherwise badly damaged by a squall which
she had previously encountered.-----Milwaukee Democrat.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, October 4, 1854

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Reason: lost foremast head &c.
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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C. P. Williams (Schooner), U4364, lost foremast head &c., 19 Sep 1854