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Governor Porter (Schooner), aground, 21 Jun 1853


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PORTER, GOVERNOR Schooner, cargo stone, wrecked on Kelly's Island, Lake Erie. Property loss $700
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)

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The schooner GOVERNOR PORTER, Capt. Ames, loaded with stone at Kelly's Island, last week, and on her leaving for Erie, ran on the east point of the Island, in the night, and is a total wreck. She was a very old craft, and considerably rotten. Loss about $700. - Sandusky Reg.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, June 25, 1853


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $700
Freight: stone
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1853
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2067
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.60422 Longitude: -82.7074
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Governor Porter (Schooner), aground, 21 Jun 1853