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Young America (Schooner), U27508, leak, 1 May 1871


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YOUNG AMERICA Schooner, cargo coal, sprung a leak, and was towed to Cleveland.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall.



The Cleveland Herald says: On Wednesday the schr. YOUNG AMERICA left this port for Buffalo with a cargo of coal. When off Fairport she was discovered to be leaking and returned to port, where a steam pump was put on board to keep her from filling with water until it was decided what to do with her.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 27, 1871 3-5



Schooner YOUNG AMERICA. U. S. No. 27508. Of 242.99 tons gross; 230.85 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1853. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 129.0 x 25.0 x 10.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.5574
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Young America (Schooner), U27508, leak, 1 May 1871