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Star of Hope (Schooner), U22392, damaged cargo, 5 Nov 1856

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Schooner STAR OF HOPE, cargo wheat, damaged cargo in gale on Lake Michigan, 502 bushels
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      The schooner STAR OF HOPE, from Chicago to this port, on the 5th and 6th, in a gale, shipped several seas and made considerable water, carrying away jib-boom, fore top-mast, flying jib, jib top-sail and the gear connected therewith.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, November 14, 1856

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Barge STAR OF HOPE. U. S. No. 22392. Of 276.72 tons gross; 266.19 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1856. Home port, Algonac, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: damaged cargo
Lives: nil
Cargo: $500
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Star of Hope (Schooner), U22392, damaged cargo, 5 Nov 1856