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Seabird (Scow), lost foremast &c., 8 Jul 1871


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Scow SEABIRD, lost foremast and had sails damaged ($1,000) on Lake Michigan.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      DISMASTED. - During Sunday night the weather was very squally off Pere Marquette. Several vessels were reft of their canvas, the scow SEABIRD was dismasted, and the bark LOTTIE WOLF suffered the loss of a portion of her foremast. The SEABIRD was towed into this port yesterday afternoon by the propeller MESSENGER, and the LOTTIE WOLF arrived toward evening. - - Milwaukee Sentinel, 10th.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, July 12, 1871





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Reason: lost foremast &c.
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5507
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Seabird (Scow), lost foremast &c., 8 Jul 1871