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Adirondack (Schooner), U1385, dismasted, 14 Nov 1871

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Schooner ADIRONDAC, shifted cargo of grain and dismasted on Lake Erie.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      SCHOONER ADIRONDAC DISMASTED. - We learn from a special despatch to Capt. E.P. Dorr that the schooner ADIRONDAC was towed into Port Colborne Saturday morning in a dismasted condition. She shifted her cargo last Tuesday night off Port Stanley, and the masts had to be cut away to save her. A Buffalo propeller towed her down.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, November 20, 1871

Schooner ADIRONDACK. U. S. No. 1385. Of 291.65 tons gross; 277.07 tons net. Built Clayton , N.Y., 1862. Home port, Chicago. Ill. 139.2 x 25.7 x 10.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: dismasted
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.66679 Longitude: -81.21644
William R. McNeil
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Adirondack (Schooner), U1385, dismasted, 14 Nov 1871