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Miranda (Schooner), U16454, waterlogged, 24 Sep 1871


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Schooner MIRANDA, waterlogged off Michigan City; crew all lost.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      THREE SAILORS DROWNED. - The small schooner MIRANDA, loaded with railroad ties, was picked up near Michigan City, on Sunday morning in a water-logged condition. The bodies of the captain and a small boy were found in the water in the cabin. Another sailor is supposed to have been washed overboard.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday, September 30, 1871


Schooner MIRANDA. U. S. No. 16454. Of 164.18 tons. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869


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Reason: waterlogged
Lives: 3
Freight: R.R. ties
Remarks: Recovered ?
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6158
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Miranda (Schooner), U16454, waterlogged, 24 Sep 1871