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)
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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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Wisconsin, United States
- William R. McNeil
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