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Lucinda Van Valkenburg (Schooner), U14614, aground, 1 Oct 1871

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Schooner L. VAN VALKENBURG, ashore at Presqu'Isle, Lake Huron, jettisoned
3,000 bushels and got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      IN DRY DOCK. - The scow L. VAN VALKENBURGH, recently ashore at Presque Isle and which jettisoned about 4,000 bushels of grain before being released, goes into Mills & Walsh's dry dock today for repairs.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, October 19, 1871

Schooner LUCINDA VAN VALKENBURG. U. S. No. 14614. Of 301.66 tons gross; 286.58 tons net. Built Tonawanda, N.Y., 1862. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 128.5 x 26.3 x 12.6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
William R. McNeil
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Lucinda Van Valkenburg (Schooner), U14614, aground, 1 Oct 1871