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Mount Vernon (Schooner), aground, 1 Apr 1869


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MOUNT VERNON Schooner, cargo railroad ties; ashore near Keewanee, sic, Lake Michigan; total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

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The schr. MOUNT VERNON loaded with railroad ties, is ashore at Dean's Pier, 6 miles south of Kewaunee. She went on during Thursday last. She lies broadside on and well out. It is thought however, that she is not damaged to any great extent, and that the tug UNION which has gone to her assistance from here, will have success in getting her of and into port. She is owned by John Berryman, of Detroit and is insured in the Republic for $8,000
      Buffalo Morning Express
      April 15, 1869 p.3 c.3



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Reason: aground
Freight: R.R.ties
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1869
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6703
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.45833 Longitude: -87.50314
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mount Vernon (Schooner), aground, 1 Apr 1869