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H. N. Gates (Schooner), aground, 21 Aug 1857

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GATES, H. N. Schooner, ashore at Two Rivers. Property loss $500.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 28. 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

SCHOONER H. N. GATES ASHORE. -- Capt. Flood, of the steamer CLEVELAND, informs the Chicago Press that the schooner H. N. GATES went ashore at Two Rivers, on Friday afternoon last, during the hurricane that swept over that portion of the lake shore. She was tied up at the piers, light, but parted her lines, and was driven out, and then ashore. She is about two and a half feet on. The GATES is owned by Mr. C. F. Gray, of Chicago. She is not insured. Her worth is estimated at $4,500.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, August 27, 1857

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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.15388 Longitude: -87.56925
William R. McNeil
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H. N. Gates (Schooner), aground, 21 Aug 1857