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Fred Hill (Schooner), aground, 5 May 1858


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Schooner FRED HILL, went ashore three miles north of Chicago in a fog. Property loss $200.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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      The schooner FRED HILL of Milwaukee, with a cargo of lumber for Chicago, went ashore a few miles below that point on Wednesday night last. The insurance company's steam tug SALVOR got her off the next day and towed her in without damage. - Detroit Advertiser.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, May 14, 1858



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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2204
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fred Hill (Schooner), aground, 5 May 1858