Twin Sisters (Schooner), U24151, leak, 5 Nov 1856
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Schooner TWIN SISTERS, cargo wheat, sprung a leak in gale on Lake Michigan, damaged cargo and lost boat.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)
The schooner TWIN SISTER, from Chicago, in the staorm of Nov. 5th and 6th, lost her boat, sprang a leak, and was obliged to keep the pumps going during the whole voyage. She shipped several heavy seas, and the bulwarks in one instance were knocked away in order to free her from water.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Friday, November 14, 1856
Schooner TWIN SISTERS. U. S. No. 24151. Of 200.98 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
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- Reason: leak
Hull damage: $300
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes