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Gertrude (Schooner), aground, 2 Mar 1860

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Schooner GERTRUDE, broke adrift from the Pier at Manitowoc, drove ashore and went to pieces. Total loss. Property loss $2,500.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty list, 1860)

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      SCHOONER ASHORE. - The schooner GERTRUDE of Manitowoc went ashore on the morning of the 2d ult. at Manitowoc, while lying at the north pier. She was loaded for Chicago, and was waiting for a fair wind. She was loaded with 200,000 shingles and 50 bushels grass seed for Collins & Co., and wood and eggs for Emery & Co. Collins & Co's loss will probably be $300; Emery & co's light
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, March 2, 1860

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Freight: shingles, &c.
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.09194 Longitude: -87.64731
William R. McNeil
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Gertrude (Schooner), aground, 2 Mar 1860