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Ohio (Schooner), capsized, 18 Sep 1856


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Schooner OHIO, cargo staves, waterlogged and capsized off Dunkirk, Lake Erie, September 1856, lost one man. Vessel and cargo, Total
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      We are informed that the old schooner OHIO was found a day or two since capsized, off Dunkirk or Fairport, (our informant has forgotten which.) None of her crew were found on or about her, and their fate is unknown. She was built here in 1840, but is not owned here now. - Cleveland Herald, 21.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      September 23, 1856

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Reason: capsized
Lives: 1
Hull damage: $1,000
Cargo: $2,000
Freight: staves
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2540
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ohio (Schooner), capsized, 18 Sep 1856