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J. H. Drake (Schooner), U12757, sunk, 10 Nov 1860


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Schooner J.H. DRAKE, struck the Pier at Cleveland, knocked down the light-house, and sank across the entrance of the Harbor. Raised.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

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      Cleveland, Nov. 11. - The schooner J.H. DRAKE, owned in Chicago, ran into the pier last night, and carried the light house completely away, and sunk across the channel, blocking the harbor entirely up.
The propeller CUSHMAN, in endeavoring to enter the harbor, ran into the schooner INDUSTRY, which was lying on the west pier, cutting her in two. The propeller was slightly damaged.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, November 12, 1860

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Schooner J. H. DRAKE. U. S. No. 12757. Of 270.77 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1869
     
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1860
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4258
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. H. Drake (Schooner), U12757, sunk, 10 Nov 1860