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C. North (Schooner), lightning, 25 May 1856


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C. NORTH, Schooner, struck by lightning off Sheboygan, and damaged spars, rigging and sails. Property loss, hull $250.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .


      A letter received by Capt. Bagnall states that the schooner C. NORTH was
struck by lightning last week off Sheboygan, and sustained considerable damaged
to her masts and rigging.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 2, 1856

      . . . . .

      STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. - The schooner C. NORTH was struck by lightning in a
storm off Sheboygan, on the 25th., and sustained considerable damage to her spars and
rigging.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      May 31, 1856

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Notes:
Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $250
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2399
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.75083 Longitude: -87.71453
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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C. North (Schooner), lightning, 25 May 1856