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E. Cramer (Schooner), lost deck load, 1 Oct 1854


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CRAMER, E. Schooner, lost deck load of potatoes on Lake Michigan, washed off. Property loss $ 500.
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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The schooner E. CRAMER, which came in on Saturday, bears the marks of having experienced heavy weather. Capt. West reports having experienced a very heavy gale on Lake Michigan, which carried away a portion of his bulwarks and a part of his deck load--between 400 and 500 bushels of potatoes.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, October 16, 1854


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Reason: lost deck load
Lives: nil
Freight: potatoes
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1854
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Local identifier:
McN.W.1797
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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E. Cramer (Schooner), lost deck load, 1 Oct 1854