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Clipper City (Schooner), U4347, aground, 1 Nov 1857

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Schooner CLIPPER CITY, ashore at Milwaukee. Property loss $300.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

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      The schooner CLIPPER CITY, which sustained some injuries in the gale of last November, has been on the sectional dock and thoroughly repaired. She was one of the favorite craft of Manitowoc, but is now owned in Sheboygan. - Milwaukee Sentinel, 8th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 13, 1858

Schooner CLIPPER CITY. U. S. No. 4347. Of 126 tons gross. Built Manitowoc, 1854 by S. Bates. 101.7 27.8 x 7.5. Sunk, waterlogged in branch of Chicago River and abandoned in 1885.
      Herman Runge Notes

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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Clipper City (Schooner), U4347, aground, 1 Nov 1857