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Emily (Schooner), sunk, 1 Apr 1857

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EMILY Schooner, lost on Lake Michigan, with all hands, five in all, probably foundered. April, 1857. Property loss $2,500
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (casualty list)


Vesel Probably Lost. -- Apprehensions are felt for the safety of the schooner EMILY, belonging to this port, which sailed three weeks ago for Sand Bay, and has not been heard of since. It is feared that she foundered in the lats severe gale.
      The EMILY was a fine staunch craft, valued at $?,000. She was insurd in the Merchant's Insurance Co. for $1,300. Captain Jacobson, who sailed her, and N. Thompson, of this city, were the owners. The Captain's wife was on board, and there was a crew of four men, one named Lewis Anderson, of this city, another called Henry, from Manitowoc, and two others, unknown. -- Milwaukee Sent. 27th.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, April 30, 1857

EMILY Schooner, foundered on Lake Ontario. April 1857. Property loss $1,700
      Chicago Daily Press
      Casualty List for 1857

NOTE:- a difference in the lake ??

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Reason: sunk
Lives: 5
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Emily (Schooner), sunk, 1 Apr 1857