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Arcturus (Schooner), U568, overboard, 1 Aug 1860


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Schooner ARCTURUS, lost two men overboard on Lake Michigan.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

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TWO MEN LOST - During the passage of the schooner ARCTURUS from Buffalo to Chicago, says the Milwaukee Sentinel, two men, Orlando Wariner, of Wisconsin, and Michael Broom of Philadelphia, were lost overboard. The accident occurred in Lake Michigan, during a severe squall on Monday last, and though the boats were lowered, and every exertion made to save them, they sunk before they could be reached.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, August 15, 1860


Schooner ARCTURUS. U. S. No. 568. Of 300.59 tons gross; 290.72 nons net. Built Huron, Ohio, 1853. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 139.0 x 28.0 x 10.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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Reason: overboard
Lives: 2
Date of Original:
1860
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4071
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Arcturus (Schooner), U568, overboard, 1 Aug 1860