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Benjamin Franklin (Schooner), U2381, struck rock, 1 Apr 1861


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FRANKLIN, BEN Schooner, struck a rock in the Maumee River, towed to Detroit and docked.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861


Schooner BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. U. S. No. 2381. Of 147.22 tons. Home port, Sodus, N.Y.


Schooner BEN FRANKLIN. Of 172 tons. Built at Sodus by D. McNett in 1857. Home port, Sodus. Owned by Hunter, Bates & Co. Value $5,000 Class A 2. REMARKS -- Flat
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1861
     
     


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Notes:
Reason: struck rock
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1861
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2239
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.69949 Longitude: -83.45993
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Benjamin Franklin (Schooner), U2381, struck rock, 1 Apr 1861