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Amelia (Schooner), overboard, 1 Nov 1858


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Schooner AMELIA, lost her master and one man overboard on Lake Michigan.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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      MARINE DISASTERS. - Capt. Kehoe, of the steam tug SALVOR, arrived in this city from St. Joseph on Saturday, and states that the schooner AMELIA arrived at that port on Thursday, having lost overboard her captain and one of the crew. No names were given of either of the lost. The sailor, it was said, accidently fell overboard, and his captain in a gallant attempt to rescue him, shared his fate. - Chicago Times.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, November 25, 1858



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Reason: overboard
Lives: 2
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3858
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Amelia (Schooner), overboard, 1 Nov 1858