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William H. Vanderbilt (Bark), U26842, aground, 1 Sep 1871


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Bark W.H. VANDERBILT, ashore near Chicago; cargo grain total loss; vessel
got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      THE BARK VANDERBILT ASHORE. - The bark VANDERBILT, grain-laden, from Chicago, is reported to have gone ashore at some point above Chicago, but about the location there seems to be some doubt.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, September 15, 1871


The Chicago Tribune of yesterday says: "The schr. VANDERBILT is ashore 12 miles north of Chicago. She is wheat loaded and a tug has gone to her aid."
      Detroit Post
      September 17, 1871 4-7



      DISASTERS. - The Chicago Tribune of Friday says: "The schooner VANDERBILT is ashore 12 miles north of Chicago. She is wheat loaded, and a tug has gone to her aid.......
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, September 18, 1871



BARK VANDERBILT. - This vessel, recently ashore at Gross Point, near Chicago was got off yesterday morning, and is now in Chicago.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, September 25, 1871


WILLIAM H. VANDERBILT Bark. Official U. S. Number, 26842. Of 520.65 Tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List of U. S. A., 1871


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.5995
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William H. Vanderbilt (Bark), U26842, aground, 1 Sep 1871