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Sonora (Bark), U22364, lost foremast, 1 Jul 1856

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SONORA Bark, lost foremast.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (casualty list)

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      Capt. J.W. Pomeroy, of the schooner NONPAREIL reports a terrific squall on Lake Huron last Sunday night which he thinks must have done much damage to shipping. His vessel was off Presque Isle at the time. He passed the brig DESHLER, yesterday, in Lake St. Clair, her foreyard and jib-boom gone. The schooner SONORA was lying at Detroit, with foremast gone. - Cleveland Herald, 2.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, July 3, 1856

Bark SONORA. U. S. No. 22364. Of 275.21 TONS. Home port, Menominee. Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: lost foremast
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $250
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
William R. McNeil
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Sonora (Bark), U22364, lost foremast, 1 Jul 1856