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E. K. Gilbert (Schooner), U7238, sunk, 16 Aug 1857

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GILBERT, E.K. Schooner, ran on her anchor and stove bottom, sunk. Raised. Property loss $600.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan, 28. 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

SCHOONER E.K. GILBERT. -- The tow boat CUSHING, says the Chicago Press, came into port with the schooner E. K. GILBERT, which was damaged during the blow of the 16th inst, at Waukegan. She goes into dry dock. She is owned by Reuben Moore, of St. Clair, and is insured in the Buffalo Mutual.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, August 25, 1857

      Schooner E.K. GILBERT. U. S. No. 7238. Of 132.37 tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.36363 Longitude: -87.84479
William R. McNeil
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E. K. Gilbert (Schooner), U7238, sunk, 16 Aug 1857