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S. F. Gale (Brig), U22343, aground, 1 Sep 1869

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GALE, S.F. Brig, cargo lumber, ashore at Two Rivers, Lake Michigan; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      The brig S.F. GALE is ashore at Two Rivers, lumber loaded for Chicago. The tug WOOD has gone to her assistance.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 22, 1869 3-5

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      A special dispatch from Two Rivers reports that the brig S.F. GALE, Capt. Hillson, loaded with lumber from Oconto, ran ashore off Two Rivers Pt. during a dense fog on the 20th inst. She was got off about 4 P.M. in a slightly damaged condition.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 23, 1869 3-4

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Reason: aground
Freight: lumber
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.15388 Longitude: -87.56925
William R. McNeil
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S. F. Gale (Brig), U22343, aground, 1 Sep 1869