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Homer Ramsdell (Schooner), sunk, 1 Oct 1856

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Schooner HOMER RAMSDELL, ashore at Manitou Island, got off and subsequently lost with steam pump on board, cargo lumber.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      The schooner HOMER RAMSDELL is ashore at the Manitou Islands. So says a
despatch to Bagnall & Dobbins.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, October 24, 1856

      . . . . .

      The schooner HOMER RAMSDELL, before reported ashore at the Manitou Islands,
was got off on Wednesday by the tug JOHN BERRYMAN, and proceeded to Chicago,
but finally got the better of her salvors and sunk off Twin Rivers with a Worthington
pump on board. The vessel was valued at $6,000, and the pump at $1,400. Insured in
the Buffalo Mutual.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, November 7, 1856

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $11,000
Cargo: $200
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.15388 Longitude: -87.56925
William R. McNeil
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Homer Ramsdell (Schooner), sunk, 1 Oct 1856