The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Foster (Schooner), capsized, 25 Jun 1858


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Schooner WILLIAM FOSTER, capsized June, on Lake Michigan, two men drowned. Property loss $100.
      Buffalo Commecial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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VESSEL CAPSIZED.- The Schooner WILLIAM FOSTER capsized about 10 miles outside in the little squall of Friday. The Captain and a boy were drowned, and one of the crew and a passenger, named Boyce, were saved. - Chicago Tribune.
      Cleveland Morning leader
      Wednesday, June 30, 1858

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VESSEL CAPSIZED.- The Schooner WILLIAM FOSTER capsized about 10 miles outside in the little squall of Friday. The Captain and a boy were drowned, and one of the crew and a passenger, named Boyce, were saved. The tug JOHN P. LEVY went out and brought her in. She had her fore-topmast carried away, besides minor injuries. - Detroit Advertiser
      Buffalo Daily Republic & Times
      Thursday, July 1, 1858

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Notes:
Reason: capsized
Lives: 2
Hull damage: $100
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3615
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William Foster (Schooner), capsized, 25 Jun 1858