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Kansas (Schooner), capsized, 21 Nov 1856


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Schooner KANSAS, capsized on Lake Michigan, all hands, (11) lost.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      Capt. James Keaho, wrecking master of the Etna Insurance Agency of Messrs. G.S. Hubbard, in Chicago, who has just returned from Grand Haven, reports that he saw the schooner KANSAS capsized at a point seven miles south of Grand River Every soul on board must have perished.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, November 29, 1856

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Reason: capsized
Lives: 11
Hull damage: $4,000
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2869
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.05835 Longitude: -86.25089
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kansas (Schooner), capsized, 21 Nov 1856