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Pilot (Schooner), aground, 2 May 1857


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PILOT Schooner, drifted foul of Pier at Chicago, bilged and sank, subsequently raised. Property loss $350.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (casualty list)

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PILOT Schooner, went on North Shore at Chicago, stoved bows and filled, pumped out and got off. Property loss $400.
      Chicago Daily Press
      Casualty List for 1857

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On Saturday morning the schooner PILOT, with a cargo of wood, ran against the North Pier, Chicago. Her bows were stove in, and she sank in a few minutes after striking. -- Chicago Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, May 8, 1857


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wood
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1857
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2997
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pilot (Schooner), aground, 2 May 1857