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Mary A. Myers (Schooner), capsized, 25 Apr 1848


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MYERS, MARY A. Schooner, capsized off Silver Creek, April 25, 1848. No cargo, got up and repaired. Loss $1,000
      Casualty List for 1848
      Toronto Globe, Sept. 13, 1848

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MEYERS Schooner, bound up from Buffalo April 25, 1848, capsized near the same place (Silver Creek), One man lost.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Erik Hyle's private papers
     
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The schooners SCIOTA and MARY A. MYERS are said to be aground between here and
Silver Creek in the squall Tuesday night. Both vessels were in ballast.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, April 26, 1848

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      We learn that the schooners SCIOTA and MARY A. MYERS were capsized in a squall between here and Silver Creek on Tuesday night, between 12 and 1 o'clock. The vessels were both bound up, and light. The crew of the SCIOTA reached the shore in safety in her small boat, but we underatand that one of the crew of the MYERS was drowned.
      Buffalo republic
      Thursday, April 27, 1848

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      The schooner MYERS, which was capsized Tuesday night, was towed into port yesterday afternoon, by the schooner EMILY. The propeller DETROIT also brought in the schooner SCIOTA, which was capsized the same night.
      Buffao Republic
      Friday, April 28, 1848

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Notes:
Reason: capsized
Hull damage: $1,000
Freight: nil
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1848
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9036
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.54423 Longitude: -79.16671
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary A. Myers (Schooner), capsized, 25 Apr 1848