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F. C. Clark (Brig), aground, 24 Oct 1856

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Brig F.C. CLARK, cargo coal, ashore and gone to pieces at Manitowoc, Lake Michigan.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      The brig F.C. CLARK, is reported a total loss in Lake Michigan. - Cleveland
Herald, 29th.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, October 30, 1856

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      The brig F.C. CLARK, Capt. Bateman, loaded with coal from Cleveland to
Chicago, went ashore in the gale on Friday, near Manitowoc, is broken in two and
a total loss. She is owned by her captain, and Captain Pierce of the schr. DEAN
RICHMOND. - Chicago Tribune, 29th.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, October 31, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $8,000
Cargo: $1,750
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.09194 Longitude: -87.64731
William R. McNeil
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F. C. Clark (Brig), aground, 24 Oct 1856