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Africa (Schooner), overboard, 25 Nov 1856


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Schooner AFRICA, lost a man overboard on Lake Michigan.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      Andrew Dairymple, a sailor on the schooner AFRICA, was lost overboard on the 25th. November, off Point Sauble, Lake Michigan. He was at the foremast head, securing the top-mast stay-sail, was not seen to fall, but was heard to strike the water, and was seen in the water astern. Efforts to save him were unavailing. He resides in Oswego. - Cleveland Herald, Saturday.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, December 2, 1856

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Reason: overboard
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2882
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Africa (Schooner), overboard, 25 Nov 1856