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Pontiac (Schooner), sunk, 1 May 1857


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Schooner PONTIAC, sunk in Maumee Bay with a cargo of stone. Raised and repaired. Property loss $1,800.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (casualty list for 1857)

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      SCOW SUNK. - We learn that the scow PONTIAC, with a load of lime for this port, struck a snag down the bay and sunk, on Saturday last. The tug WITCH OF THE WEST towed down a small scow and a floating dock this morning, and an attempt will be made to raise her. - Toledo Blade.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, May 16, 1857

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,800
Freight: stone
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1857
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3054
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.72144 Longitude: -83.40465
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pontiac (Schooner), sunk, 1 May 1857