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General Winfield Scott (Schooner), overboard, 1 Nov 1860


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Schooner GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT, lost a man overboard on Lake Michigan. Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

      . . . . .

      LOST OVERBOARD. - The schooner GEN. WINFIELD SCOTT, which came into
this port from Kenosha on Saturday, lost a man overboard about ten miles outside of
Beaver harbor. His name was David Reed. He was engaged in getting the anchor on
the the ship's rail when he fell over. Capt. Steadman lowered away a boat immediately,
but he went down before the boat reached him. He was a single man, a Scotsman by
birth, and his relatives live near Edinburgh, Scotland.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, November 7, 1860



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Reason: overboard
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1860
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4247
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.66472 Longitude: -85.55731
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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General Winfield Scott (Schooner), overboard, 1 Nov 1860