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J. S. Newhouse (Schooner), U12764, man killed, 1 Apr 1858

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Schooner J.S. NEWHOUSE, a man fell from her masthead and was killed on Lake Michigan.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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SAILOR KILLED. - On Monday last, as the schr. J.S. NEWHOUSE was approaching chicago from Racine, which port she left early in the morning, a sailor, whose name is unknown to the Captain, having been only shipped the day before, fell from the rigging and was instantly killed. Coroner Hansen held an inquest.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 17, 1858

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Schooner J.S. NEWHOUSE. U. S. No. 12764. Of 292.17 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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J. S. Newhouse (Schooner), U12764, man killed, 1 Apr 1858