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Fashion (Schooner), lost deck load, 1 Oct 1854


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FASHION Schooner, in gale wind on upper lake, lost deck load pig lead, and a man. Property loss $1,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

      . . . . .

The schooner FASHION, which came in early yesterday morning, reports heavy
weather during her passage down. She had all her bulwarks and rails, and a deck
load of pig lead washed overboard. Her Captain and mate were also washed over.
The Captain was saved, but the mate was lost. His name was Leach, and he had
formerly resided in Michigan.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, October 17, 1854


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Reason: lost deck load
Lives: 1
Freight: pig lead
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1854
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.1800
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fashion (Schooner), lost deck load, 1 Oct 1854