The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
S. F. Gale (Brig), U22343, sunk by collision, 7 Nov 1850

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GALE, S.F. Brig on Nov. 7, 1850, with a cargo of beef, tallow and wheat, was run into by a sail vessel about 10 miles above the lightship, near Mackinaw and sunk in 50 feet of water, rose again and towed into Sheboygan River. Cargo 1,100 barrels tallow, 200 T of beef, 4,200 bushels of wheat.
      Casualty List for 1850
      Erik Hyle's private papers

S. F. GALE Schooner and Schooner TELEGRAPH a few nights ago came in collision on Lake Huron, about 5 miles from Bois Blanc Island, the bulwarks of the TELEGRAPH were carried away, and the GALE went down so rapidly the crew could not tell where she was injured. --- Detroit Nov. 11.
      Toronto Globe
      Nov. 19, 1850.

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat, beef, wax
Remarks: Raised
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William R. McNeil
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S. F. Gale (Brig), U22343, sunk by collision, 7 Nov 1850