The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Robert Hunter (Brig), aground, 5 Oct 1849


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HUNTER Brig, with a cargo of wheat, went ashore at Little Fort, Lake Michigan, Oct. 5, 1849.
      Casualty List for 1849
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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The brig R. HUNTER, which loaded with wheat at Southport, a short time ago, is beached above Waukegan, and is partially filled. It is hoped she may be got off
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday, October 6, 1849 p.2

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The Brig ROBERT HUNTER, which went ashore above Waukegan has proved a total
wreck. The wheat with which she was loaded, was partially saved, though in a damaged state.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, October 15, 1849

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      MARINE DISASTERS AND LOSSES ON THE LAKES
      DURING THE SEASON OF 1849
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Brig R. HUNTER, wrecked near Waukegan, Lake Mich. Loss to vessel & cargo..$2,000
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday, October 6, 1849 p.2


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Hull damage: $2,000
Cargo: included
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1849
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9281
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.36363 Longitude: -87.84479
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Robert Hunter (Brig), aground, 5 Oct 1849