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Kirk White (Brig), aground, 1 Nov 1856


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Brig KIRK WHITE, cargo wheat, ashore on Bois Blanc Island, Lake Huron. Got
off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      The schooner KIRK WHITE, which was on a reef near Mackinac, says the Detroit
Advertiser, of the 26th, has been pumped out and taken to Mackinac, and on
Saturday last was discharging her cargo of wheat, which was entirely destroyed.
The vessel was not very badly injured.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, November 28, 1856

      . . . . .


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,500
Cargo: $8,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2821
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kirk White (Brig), aground, 1 Nov 1856