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Lady of the Lake (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1862

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Schooner LADY OF THE LAKES, cargo corn, stranded at Manistee, Lake Michigan.
Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      SCHOONER LOST. - The schooner LADY OF THE LAKE, which left this port on the 7th., with a cargo of corn, sprung a leak on the 8th., during a heavy blow. The captain, seeing that the vessel was rapidly settling, headed for shore and beached her about ten miles north of Manitowoc. The crew were all rescued, after remaining in
the rigging thirty-six hours. The vessel and cargo are a total loss. She was owned by E.W. Hudson, of Detroit, and insured for $6,000. -- Chicago Journal.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, October 15, 1862

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $8,000
Cargo: $6,300
Freight: corn
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.24445 Longitude: -86.32425
William R. McNeil
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Lady of the Lake (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1862