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Mark H. Sibley (Schooner), sunk, 17 May 1856


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MARK H. SIBLEY, Schooner, cargo corn, ran foul of her anchor, in River St.
Clair, stove her bottom and sunk, got up and docked. Property loss, hull $800,
cargo $5,000.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      SUNK. - A telegraph dispatch received yesterday from Capt. Averill, states
that the schooner M.H. SIBLEY struck her anchor on Saturday, at Algonac, and
sunk. Her cargo is being taken out preparatory to raising her. No further
particulars.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 20, 1856

      . . . . .

      The schooner M.H. SIBLEY, sunk near Algonac, had on a cargo of 13,000
bushels corn.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 21, 1856


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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $800
Cargo: $5,000
Freight: corn
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2386
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.61837 Longitude: -82.53102
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mark H. Sibley (Schooner), sunk, 17 May 1856