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Citizen (Schooner), U4273, lost deck load, 1 Sep 1854

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CITIZEN Schooner, in gale wind, Lake Erie, jettisoned deck load of black walnut lumber. Property loss $1,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1854 (casualty list)

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The schooner CITIZEN from Toledo, to this port with a cargo of black walnut lumber, lost part of her deck load, and to right herself had to throw over about half of what remained, in all about 25,000 feet. The CITIZEN also had her small
boat and part of her rigging damaged by some vessel in coming up the Creek during the night.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Thursday, October 5, 1854

Schooner CITIZEN. U. S. No. 4273. Of 116.27. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: lost deck load
Lives: nil
Freight: walnut lumber
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Citizen (Schooner), U4273, lost deck load, 1 Sep 1854