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Belle (Brig), aground, 1 Sep 1860


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Brig BELLE, cargo corn, sprung a leak near the Manitous, and in attempting to make Bailey's Harbor, was stranded on the rocks near that place. Total loss with cargo.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

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      LOSS OF THE BRIG BELLE - The brig BELLE, Capt. Hall, which sailed from this port on the 26th. ult., says the Chicago Press & Tribune, loaded with 11,300 bushels of corn for Buffalo, when near the Manitous, sprung her foremast and began to leak. An attempt was made to run her to Twin River Point, and thence to Bailey's Harbor, when she went on the rocks near the latter place, and was lost, together with all of her cargo. The cargo was shipped by A.C. Morey, of this city.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, October 10, 1860



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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,500
Cargo: $6,000
Freight: corn
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1860
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4108
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.0586 Longitude: -87.11038
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Belle (Brig), aground, 1 Sep 1860