The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Maid of the West (Schooner), abandoned, 2 Sep 1856


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Schooner MAID OF THE WEST (C), cargo of salt and lumber, sprang a leak and was abandoned on Lake Michigan.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      The schooner MAID OF THE WEST from Kingston, C.W., for Chicago with a cargo of salt and lumber, sprung a leak and was abandoned off Grand Traverse on the 2nd. inst. The crew reached the schooner TOM DYER in their boats.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, September 12, 1856

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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: abandoned
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,000
Cargo: $2,800
Freight: salt & lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2515
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Maid of the West (Schooner), abandoned, 2 Sep 1856