William Fiske (Schooner), gale damage, 23 Sep 1860
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Schooner WILLIAM FISKE, sustained damage in a squall off Erie, Lake Erie.
Buffalo Morning Express
March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)
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DISASTER. - The schooner WILLIAM FISKE, from this port Sunday, had got
above Erie, when a squall struck her, carrying away some of her rigging, and her
captain put about and headed her for this port. In passing Point Abion, about
daylight on Monday morning, he saw a vessel painted black, with white rail, go
ashore about a mile above the Point.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Tuesday, September 25, 1860
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- Reason: gale damage
Hull damage: $100
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Pennsylvania, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes