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William Sturges (Bark), collision, 1 Jul 1862

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Bark W. STURGIS, in collision with the Schooner S.H. LATHROP in Point Au Pelee Passage, and sunk the Schooner.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      SCHOONER S.H. LATHROP SUNK. - By a dispatch to N.K. Whitney, Esq., of
this city, from Capt. Earl, of the schooner S.H. LATHROP, we learn that the bark
STURGIS ran into the LATHROP last night on Lake Erie, and sunk her. She was
bound from this port to Cape Vincent, and had on a cargo of 18,800 bushels of corn,
shipped by Mr. Whitney. The cargo was insured. - Chicago Tribune
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, July 21, 1862

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.872777 Longitude: -82.582777
William R. McNeil
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William Sturges (Bark), collision, 1 Jul 1862