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Gem (Schooner), struck the Pier, 16 Apr 1861


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GEM Schooner of Chicago, when going into Milwaukee in a gale, struck the North Pier.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty list, 1861



The schooner GEM, from Chicago, loaded with grain, in running into this port for shelter night before last, ran against the pier, doing considerable damage to her prow and upper works forward. ---- Milwaukee Sintenel, 18th.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 20, 1861


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Reason: struck the Pier
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Freight: grain
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4354
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gem (Schooner), struck the Pier, 16 Apr 1861