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General Taylor (Schooner), aground, 24 Oct 1856


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Schooner GENERAL TAYLOR, cargo corn, ashore and went to pieces at Chicago.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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Chicago, Oct 27 - The schooner GENERAL TAYLOR, with a cargo of 11,000 bu. of wheat , was lost four miles north of here on Friday night. The crew were saved. The vessel was insured in the Buffalo Mutual Co. The cargo was insured in this city.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, October 27, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $5,500
Cargo: $300
Freight: corn
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2652
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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General Taylor (Schooner), aground, 24 Oct 1856