General Harrison (Schooner), overboard, 24 Aug 1853
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HARRISON, GENERAL Schooner, lost one man in a gale on Lake Erie.
Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)
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DROWNED. - Captain Edward Follett of the schooner GENERAL HARRISON,
was drowned yesterday; when about midway between Dunkirk and Barcelona a gale
of wind struck his vessel and in endeavoring to put about, the Captain was knocked
overboard by the foresheet. This calamity will be a great affliction to his friends, of
whom he had many in Buffalo. We understand he leaves a wife and several small
children, and his residence was at or near Lockport.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Thursday, August 25, 1853
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- William R. McNeil
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