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Traveler (Schooner), split sails &c., 1 Oct 1854

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TRAVELLER Schooner, damaged sails and hull in gale winds on Lake Huron. Property loss $300.
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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SCHOONER "TRAVELLER"---We learn from Capt. Beckwith, of the Brig MOHEGAN,
that when he came past Pt.Gratiot, St.Clair River, he saw the TRAVELLER, at anchor at
that place. She had suffered considerably during the gale, had her sails and spars injured,
injured, and had her deck load of pig lead washed overboard.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, October 16, 1854

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The schooner TRAVELLER, which we referred to yesterday morning, as being
in distress, at last accounts, in St. Clair River, arrived in port on Sunday last. She
had nearly all her head gear carried away, and sustained other damage.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, October 17, 1854

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Reason: split sails &c.
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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Traveler (Schooner), split sails &c., 1 Oct 1854