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Young America (Brig), U27508, leak, 4 Nov 1856

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Brig YOUNG AMERICA, sprung a leak in a gale on Lake Huron, put into Beaver Island, towed to Milwaukee.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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Further Effects Of The Gale - The schooner C. HARRISON is ashore at Milwaukee.
The UNDINE is also ashore at Muskegon. The schooner YOUNG AMERICA is at
Beaver Harbor, leaking badly. The schooner PEORIA, had her rigging and stanchions
carried away by collision at Maitland. The brig SAMPSON is ashore at Fort Ontario,
with a cargo of coal. The schooner FORWARDER is ashore at the same place. The
schooner GEORGIANA, of Montreal, with lumber, is ashore at Port Colborne. The
schooner CAROLINE is ashore near Whitby. The schooner TEMPEST is sunk inside
the river at Oswego.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, November 8, 1856

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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,600
Cargo: $3,000
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Young America (Brig), U27508, leak, 4 Nov 1856