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Kate Richmond (Schooner), U14038, aground, 1 Nov 1856

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Schooner KATE RICHMOND, cargo wheat, ashore at Waukegan.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      The schooner KATE RICHMOND, with a cargo of wheat, is ashore at Waukegan, and reported to be in a bad condition.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, November 25, 1856

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      We clip the following items from the Chicago Tribune, of the 26th: The schooner KATE RICHMOND reached here Monday night, having been considerably injured by the Waukegan pier falling on her in the gale of Friday last. She has unloaded her dry wheat and brought the damaged here. She goes into dry dock.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, November 28, 1856

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Schooner KATE RICHMOND. U. S. No. 14038. Of 239.87 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,900
Cargo: $12,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.36363 Longitude: -87.84479
William R. McNeil
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Kate Richmond (Schooner), U14038, aground, 1 Nov 1856