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Wyandotte (Schooner), sunk, 20 Oct 1853


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WYANDOTTE Schooner, sunk with cargo of coal, near Erie. Total loss. Property loss $2,000
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)
     
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We learn that the schooner WYANDOT, laden with coal and bound down, sprung a leak when some 15 miles below Erie, and sunk in 75 feet of water. The Captain and crew went off safely in a boat with part of their "traps."
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, October 29, 1853


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1853
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2173
Language of Item:
English
  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Wyandotte (Schooner), sunk, 20 Oct 1853