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Colonel Cook (Schooner), overboard, 21 Nov 1856


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Schooner COLONEL COOK, lost her captain overboard on Lake Michigan.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      DROWNED. - We are informed by the owner of the schooner COLONEL COOK,
that on Friday night last, Capt. A.F. Locke, of that vessel, was knocked overboard by a
blow from one of the booms, and drowned, when off Milwaukee. A heavy gale was
blowing at the time, and before the boat could be lowered, the captain had disappeared.
It was thought he was killed by the blow he received. - Detroit Free Press of yesterday
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, November 26, 1856



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Reason: overboard
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2866
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Colonel Cook (Schooner), overboard, 21 Nov 1856