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Kirk White (Brig), aground, 12 May 1856


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Brig KIRK WHITE, grounded on Chicago 'bar', got off and sunk inside, got up and docked. Property loss, hull $1,300, cargo $100
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      VESSEL SUNK. - The brig KIRK WHITE, in coming in on Monday morning struck
on the bar, which caused her to leak badly. She was got up the South Branch to her
dock, where she sunk. - Chicago Tribune, 13th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 16, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,300
Cargo: $100
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2381
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kirk White (Brig), aground, 12 May 1856