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Lone Star (Schooner), lightning, 1 Jul 1861


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LONE STAR Schooner, hit by lightning in the Straits of Mackinaw, carried away both masts.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861



Detroit, July 29. -- The schooner LONE STAR, bound from Buffalo to Chicago, was struck by lightning, in the Straits, a few days since, and dismasted. Her crew were all safe.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, July 30, 1861


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Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,650
Cargo: $50
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1861
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McN.W.4509
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lone Star (Schooner), lightning, 1 Jul 1861