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E. W. Cross (Brig), leak, 1 Sep 1858

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Brig E.W. CROSS, cargo wheat, sprung a leak on Lake Michigan in a gale, and put into Milwaukee, docked, etc. Property loss $1,450
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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      The brig E.W. CROSS sprung a leak on Lake Michigan and wet 1,500 bushels of
wheat. She put back to Milwaukee. - Detroit Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, October 5, 1858

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      The brig E.W. CROSS, which came into port from Chicago loaded with wheat for
Oswego, a week ago Saturday, in a leaking condition, and discharged her cargo a
Kellog & Stroud's warehouse, has been repaired and is re-loading her cargo. -
Milwaukee News.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, October 11, 1858

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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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E. W. Cross (Brig), leak, 1 Sep 1858