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Thomas Bradley (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1856

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Schooner THOMAS BRADLEY, cargo sawmill machinery, from New York to Chicago, via St. Lawrence. Totally wrecked near St. Joseph, Lake Michigan, November1856. Property loss, hull $8,000, cargo $5,000.
      Casualty List for 1856
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday, January 31, 1857

THOMAS BRADLEY, schooner of 193 tons burthen, Nathaniel Robbins, Master, bound from New York to Chicago with mill machinery, via the St. Lawrence River. Vessel had to be lightered as she drew 9-1/2 feet and the canals or part of them had just over 8 feet of water at this time of the year.
      Toronto Leader
      October 8, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $8,000
Cargo: $5,000
Freight: sawmill machinery
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.10976 Longitude: -86.48002
William R. McNeil
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Thomas Bradley (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1856