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New Lisbon (Schooner), U18111, capsized, 8 Sep 1871

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Schooner NEW LISBON, cargo staves, rolled over in Lake Erie; total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      CAPSIZED. - On Friday evening the schooner NEW LISBON, of Ashtabula, laden with staves, was struck on Lake Erie by a heavy squall, and capsized. In all probility she will prove a total loss. Her crew were picked up by the propeller ANNIE YOUNG and taken to Detroit. The NEW LISBON came out in 1855, is 236 tons burden, and is owned by Messrs. Hubbard & Co., of Ashtabula.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, September 13, 1871

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      THE SCHOONER NEW LISBON. - Capt. J. H. Hall, of the above vessel, writes that she did not capsize during the late gale on Lake Erie, but merely rolled over on her beam, in consequence of a bad leak, which gained in spite of the utmost exertion of the crew.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, September 14, 1871

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Schooner NEW LISBON. U. S. No. 18111. Of 162.34 tons. Home port, Ashtabula, Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Reason: capsized
Lives: nil
Freight: staves
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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New Lisbon (Schooner), U18111, capsized, 8 Sep 1871