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E. W. Cross (Brig), gale damage, 1 Apr 1858

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Brig E.W. CROSS, sustained damage in a gale on Lake Huron. Property loss $100.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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ACCIDENTS. - The brig C.P. WILLIAMS, which passed down yesterday, had her topmast, and topgallant mast carried away in the late gale on Lake Huron. She was repaired at Port Huron.
The brig ELIAS CROSS also lost her main boom in same gale.
The SYRACUSE lost two men overboard, but their names we did not learn.
The schooner BAY CITY was also dismasted. - Detroit Adv. 3rd.
      Buffalo Republic & Times
      Tuesday, May 4, 1858
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Reason: gale damage
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $100
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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E. W. Cross (Brig), gale damage, 1 Apr 1858