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Lawrence (Schooner), sunk by ice, 12 Apr 1850


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LAWRENCE Schooner, from Chicago with 11,000 bushels of wheat, cut by ice and sunk near St. Helena in 8 fathoms water. April 12, 1850.
      Casualty List for 1850
      Erik Hyle's private papers



The tug BENNETT has recovered the anchor and chains of the schooner LAWRENCE, sunk twenty-three years ago off St. Helena. John Dadd, who did the diving, says the hull is in good condition, but deeply embedded in the mud. An attempt will be made to raise the vessel.
      The J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, Aug/Sept., 1882


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Reason: sunk by ice
Freight: wheat
Date of Original:
1850
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9317
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lawrence (Schooner), sunk by ice, 12 Apr 1850