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Seneca Chief (Schooner), U22580, burnt, 15 Oct 1871


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Schooner SENECA CHIEF, destroyed by Manistee fire; total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      BURNED. - The schooner SENECA CHIEF, owned by Capt. John Tetard, was burned at Manistee on Sunday evening. Loss $5,000 - no insurance.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, October 17, 1871

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Schooner SENECA CHIEF. U. S. No. 22580. Of 132.73 tons. Home port, Kenosha, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
     
NOTE:-- According to the Runge notes, the SENECA CHIEF lasted until 1874 as a scow.
     


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Notes:
Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $5,000
Remarks: Rebuilt as scow ?
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6214
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.24445 Longitude: -86.32425
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Seneca Chief (Schooner), U22580, burnt, 15 Oct 1871