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R. H. Harmon (Schooner), dismasted, 1 Aug 1861


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HARMON, R.H. Schooner, cargo corn, dismasted in a squall on Lake Erie, towed to Buffalo.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862 Casualty List, 1861

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DISMASTED.---The schooner R.H.HARMON, bound to this city with a load of wheat, was dismasted Wednesday night off Grand River in a squall. The steamer WESTERN METROPOLIS saw her yesterday morning and attempted to tow her in, but the cable parted. Capt. Goldsmith let go, and on arrival here, sent the tug MARTIN to her relief, by which she was towed into port.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 24, 1861


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Reason: dismasted
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,600
Cargo: $100
Freight: corn
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4625
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.855277 Longitude: -79.577777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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R. H. Harmon (Schooner), dismasted, 1 Aug 1861