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Torrent (Schooner), aground, 25 Nov 1860


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Schooner TORRENT, Cargo coal, stranded near Barcelona, Lake Erie. Got off. Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

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      DISASTERS BY THE LATE GALE:-
Schr. TORRENT, at Barcelona, Lake Erie. No lives lost.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, December 1, 1860

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      The Buffalo Underwriters steam tug RELIEF arrived on Tuesday evening with the bark TORRENT in tow. The TORRENT went ashore in the late gale.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      December 8, 1860 2-5

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      The bark TORRENT, which was ashore between Barcelona and Dunkirk, has been gotten off, and was towed into port Saturday, by the wrecking tug RELIEF. She is not seriously damaged.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, December 10, 1860

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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $5,000
Cargo: $1,000
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1860
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.4273
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.34034 Longitude: -79.59588
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Torrent (Schooner), aground, 25 Nov 1860