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Illinois (Schooner), aground, 20 Oct 1858

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Schooner ILLINOIS, cargo lumber, ashore at Grand River, Lake Michigan. Property loss $800
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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      SEVERE GALE ON LAKE MICHIGAN. - A large number of vessels have gone
ashore at various point on the Michigan side of the lake, and a great amount of
property destroyed. At Grand Haven the scow ACTIVE went ashore on the South
Bar; also the schooner ILLINOIS, owned by F.G. Gilbert, of this city, and his
brother. She is loaded with lumber, and will be easily got off by taking out her
cargo. - (part) Grand Rapids Enquirer, 21st.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, October 25, 1858

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.05835 Longitude: -86.25089
William R. McNeil
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Illinois (Schooner), aground, 20 Oct 1858