Schooner L. B. SHEPARD, cargo corn, sprung a leak on Lake Michigan, and put into Milwaukee. Property loss $550.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)
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SPRUNG A LEAK. The schooner LORENZO B. SHEPARD, of Buffalo, laden with corn from Chicago, and bound for Buffalo, sprung a leak off Point Au Sable, and put back for this port, where she arrived at 4 o'clock yesterday morning, at Kellog and Strong's dock, and immediately commenced unloading her cargo and will go on a floating dock for repairs. - Milwaukee News.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Thursday, July 29, 1858
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The schooner L. B. SHEPARD, that came in here last Saturday morning in a leaky condition, with a cargo of corn from Chicago, bound to Buffalo, was obliged to discharge her load at Kellog & Strong's warehouse, has been repaired and is re-loading her cargo. Only about 300 bushels of it sustained any material damage. So says the Milwaukee News.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Tuesday, August 3, 1858
Schooner L.B. SHEPARD. U. S. No. 14676. Of 214 gross tons; 203 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1855. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 114.7 x 25.7 x 10.8
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898