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Crispin (Brig), sunk, 8 May 1850

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Brig CRISPIN, loading stone near Point Aux Barques, Lake Huron, sprung a leak and sunk, the crew saved themselves in the boat. May 8, 1850.
      Casualty List for 1850
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      The brig CRISPIN, off Point au Barques, loaded with dressed stone for building, was found on Saturday last to be in a sinking condition and about an hour after, she sunk in 9 ft. of water. She is said to be a total loss.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 10, 1850

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      ANOTHER VESSEL LOST. - The brig CRISPIN loaded with building stone for Detroit, sprang a leak and sank in about 8 fathoms water whilst lying at her anchors, near Pt. Au Barques, about a week since. The vessel was owned by Capt. A.G. Peer, and we understand was insured for $3,000 in the Columbus Company.
      Daily Queen City, Buffalo
      Tuesday, May 14, 1850

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      BRIG CRISPIN. - This vessel, which was wrecked near Point aux Barque, about the 4th of May, has been abandoned; it having been found impossible to get her off. Her sails, rigging, etc., was brought down and landed at the wharf yesterday. She was owned, it will be recollected, by A.G. Pier, of Port Huron, and insured for $3,000. - Detroit Tribune, Tuesday.
      Daily Queen City, Buffalo
      Thursday, May 23, 1850

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Crispin (Brig), sunk, 8 May 1850