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Signal (Schooner), aground, 1 Aug 1856


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Schooner SIGNAL, cargo salt, ashore at Oswego, total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (casualty list)

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      ASHORE. - The schooner SIGNAL, belonging to Erie, is reported ashore near Oswego with a cargo of 1,000 bbls salt. It is feared she will prove a total loss.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, September 1, 1856

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      The schooner SIGNAL of Erie, which went ashore last fall below the east pier, was got off in the spring by Mr. James A. Baker, and is now thoroughly repaired and ready for sea. - Oswego Times.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 24, 1857 2-6


      Schooner SYLPH. Of 161 tons. Built 1848 at Ashtabula by Merry & Gay. Owned by Isaac Green. Home port, Oswego. Value $3,700 Class B 2. REMARKS. -- Bottom and outfit of schr. SIGNAL, repaired in 1857.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1860
     
     
      Schooner SYLPH. Of 161 tons. Built 1848 at Ashtabula by Lent. Owned by Mack & Jenkins. Home port, Oswego. Value $3,300 Class B 1. REMARKS. -- Bottom and outfit of schr. SIGNAL, repaired in 1857, and 1861
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1861
     
     
     
      Schooner WANEETEE, of 116 tons. Built at Sodus in June 1871 by Doville. Owned by Doville Brothers. Home port, Cleveland. Value, $6,500. Class A 2. REMARKS. - Rebuilt from the bottom of schooner SYLPH.
      Board of Marine Inspectors [Supplement No. 3.]
      Classification of Lake vessels & Barges, 1871
     





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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Cargo: $400
Freight: salt
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2506
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Signal (Schooner), aground, 1 Aug 1856