The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
International (Schooner), gale damage, 6 Nov 1856


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Schooner INTERNATIONAL, damaged in a gale at Chicago.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      MARINE DISASTERS - WRECKS AT THE MOUTH OF THE HARBOR.
Marine disasters continue to thicken upon us. Yesterday the wind blew a gale from the
south, making the water in river and harbor very low, and rolling a tremendous sea
around the piers. .....
      The schooner INTERNATIONAL, a Lake Navigation Company vessel, was agains the
north pier, pounding badly, with tugs making efforst to bring her in. - Chicago Dem. Press,
Nov. 7. (part)
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, November 10, 1856

      . . . . .

      The schooner INTERNATIONAL, which was mentioned as pounding on the pier
Thursday evening, was brought in safely yesterday morning. - Chicago Tribune, 8th.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, November 11, 1856

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Notes:
Reason: gale damage
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2810
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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International (Schooner), gale damage, 6 Nov 1856