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Josephine (Schooner), aground, 18 Apr 1848


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JOSEPHINE Schooner, wrecked on Dunkirk piers, Lake Erie, during the gale of April 18th. 1848. A total loss. Vessel hailed from Sandusky. Loss $1,000
      Casualty List for 1848
      Toronto Globe, Sept. 13, 1848

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The schooner JOSEPHINE, Capt. Harrison, as we learn from the Fredonia Censor, was wrecked at Dunkirk, just inside the beacon. She was attempting to make the harbor, and when entering the channel, encountered the fragments of the steamer COLUMBUS, which at that moment went to pieces and fell into the schooner's way. She was reported as leaking badly, at last accounts. The COLUMBUS is now among the things that were. But a small portion of her machinery has been saved.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, April 26, 1848

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The schr. JOSEPHINE, which was run aground and somewhat damaged at Dunkirk, by the gale of the 18th ult. has been got afloat and sailed for Buffalo.
      Fredonia Censor
      May 2, 1848 2-5


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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1848
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6138
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Josephine (Schooner), aground, 18 Apr 1848