Eveline Bates (Schooner), U7322, lightning, 1 Jul 1861
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BATES, T. Schooner, struck by lightning off Thunder Bay, Lake Huron, lost foremast.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Jan. 22, 1862 Casualty List, 1861
The Detroit Free Press says the schooner EVELINE BATES, Capt. Peterson, was struck by lightning on Wednesday last, when off Lexington, Lake Huron, which resulted in splitting her main mast. The force of the lightning felled the captain to the deck. The tug ELLIOTT was approaching her at the time, in order to take her in tow. She proceeded to Buffalo, where she can procure a new mast.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Monday, August 5, 1861
Schooner EVELINE BATES. U. S. No. 7322. Of 233.87 tons gross; 222.18 tons net. Built Huron, O., 1858. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 127.9 x 25.7 x 10.1.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
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- Reason: lightning
Hull damage: $150
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes