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Amelia (Schooner), lightning, 14 Jul 1862


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Schooner AMELIA, struck by lightning in Grand Traverse Bay, splitting her mainmast, etc.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

      . . . . .

      STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. - The schooner AMELIA, Captain English, owned by
M.C. Ranney, of this city, was struck by lightning in Grand Traverse Bay, last Monday
night. Her mainmast was badly shivered and much of her top hamper displaced. Three
of her men were prostrated by the shock, one of whom remained insensible for a long
time. - Chicago Tribune, 22nd.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, JUly 24, 1862



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Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1862
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4989
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Amelia (Schooner), lightning, 14 Jul 1862