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Pilgrim (Schooner), aground, 8 Aug 1856


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Schooner PILGRIM, cargo lumber, ashore on St. Helena Island, Lake Michigan, got off and towed to Chicago and repaired.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      LOSS OF THE SCHOONER PILGRIM. - Capt. Lucas, of the schooner PILGRIM, reached this port yesterday by the NIAGARA, says the Chicago Journal of the 12th., and reports that vessel gone ashore on Thursday morning last in a squall, on St. Helena Island. After going ashore, the gale swept her on the rocks, sinking her in five feet eight inches water. She was bound from Saginaw to Chicago with a load of lumber for A.G. Steele. She was valued at $4,000, and insured in the Merchantile Insurance Co, of Chicago.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, August 15, 1856

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      The tug MORTON has returned with the schooner PILGRIM which was wrecked at St. Helena last week. The PILGRIN will soon be repaired and in sailing order again. - Chicago Dem. Press, 22.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, August 25, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Cargo: $600
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2460
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pilgrim (Schooner), aground, 8 Aug 1856