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Nimrod, sunk, 26 Aug 1858


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Schooner Scow NIMROD, cargo grindstones, sunk in Lake Erie. Property loss $4,500
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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      Sunk. - The scow NIMROD, which left here on the 25th. ult., with 180 tons grindstones for the American Transportation Company, Buffalo, swamped on Thursday night during the gale, when just above Port Stanley. She lies in 75 feet of water. The crew took to the boats and landed in Canada. They reached this city this morning. The scow was owned by the master, Capt. Curtiz, of Black River. She was new, and valued at $3,500. No insurance on scow or cargo --- Cleveland Herald.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, September 6, 1858



SUNK. -- The scow NIMROD, which left here on the 25th ult., with 180 tons grindstones for the American Transportation Co., Buffalo, swamped on Thursday night during the gale, when just above Port Stanley. The crew took to the boats and landed in Canada. They reached this city this morning. The scow was owned by her master, Capt. Curtis of Black River. She was new, and valued at $3,000. No insurance on scow or cargo. --- Cleveland Herald.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      September 6, 1858
     

     
Scow schooner NIMROD. Of 101.12 tons. Built Sheffield, Ohio, 1857. 92.5 x 23.4 x 5.10 Scow stern, Scow head. Two masts. Home port, Sheffield, Ohio.
      Cleveland Enrolment No. 42


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,500
Freight: grindstones
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3699
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.66679 Longitude: -81.21644
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Nimrod, sunk, 26 Aug 1858