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Enterprise (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1857


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ENTERPRISE Schooner, stranded in Straits of Mackinac, got off and towed to Detroit, cargo nearly all lost. Property loss $14,000
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 28, 1858 (1857 Casualty List)



The detroit Advertiser says the schooner ENTERPRISE, belonging to the Lake Navigation Company, is ashore at Old Mackinaw. The SALVOR tried in vain to pull her off, and one of the Company's tugs will go to her from Chicago.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, November 19, 1857

     

      L. W. Mixer, Esq., agent of the Lake Navigation Company, has received a letter from the captain of the schooner ENTERPRISE, at Mackinac, stating that she had been pulled off the reef by the SALVOR, and was now sunk in nine feet of water at Mackinaw dock, considerably damaged -- 4,000 bushels of wheat saved.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, November 27, 1857



THE LEVIATHAN. -- The Lake Navigation Company's tug LEVIATHAN came down Saturday night, with the schooner ENTERPRISE in tow. The sight of her is good for sore eyes. She is iceberg proof, and would make a suitable "courier" for Nepture, if the old gent should happen to get in a tight place. Today her bows are to be encased in iron, and she will start tomorrow to get off the GAME COCK, after which she will turn her attention to the UNCLE BEN.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, December 3, 1857


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1857
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3406
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Enterprise (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1857