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Empire State (Schooner), aground, 27 May 1857


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Schooner EMPIRE STATE ashore between Sugar Island and Thunder Bay, Lake Huron. Property loss $300.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (1857 casualty list)

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EMPIRE STATE Schooner, ashore between Sugar Island and Thunder Bay, Lake Huron. Got off. Property loss $300 May 1857
      Chicago Daily Press
      Casualty list for 1857

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      VESSEL ASHORE. - Capt. Pratt, of the propeller GLOBE, which arrived here from the Sault yesterday, informs us that on his way down, on Wednesday, he saw the schooner EMPIRE STATE ashore on the rocks, between Sugar Island and the mainland. She was apparently bound up. The weather was very foggy, and Capt. Pratt thought she went on early that morning, when the fog was very dense. --- Detroit Advertiser, 29th.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, May 30, 1857





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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1857
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3033
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Empire State (Schooner), aground, 27 May 1857