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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Maritime History of the Great Lakes