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Moselle (Schooner), U16311, lost mast, 26 May 1856


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Schooner MOSELLE, lost her mainmast in a squall on Lake Michigan. Property loss, $200.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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The schooner MOSELLE, on her trip down to this port, had her mainmast carried away in a squall on Lake Michigan on the 26th. inst. Damage about $200.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 2, 1856

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Schooner MOSELLE. U. S. No. 16311. Of 245.31 tons gross; 233.05 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1855. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 127.4 x 25.7 x 10.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891


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Notes:
Reason: lost mast
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2400
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Moselle (Schooner), U16311, lost mast, 26 May 1856