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Cleopatra (Schooner), aground, 22 May 1851


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CLEOPATRA Schooner. Milwaukee May 24:- The Schooner CLEOPATRA, bound in from Badenoque ?,during the gale of Thursday night, was making good headway towards the piers, and would have come in handsomely if the light had been in it's place, but owing to the inexcusable neglect, if not worse, of the person in charge, who hung the light inside, the captain was misled. He steered for the light; and found himself brought up all standing, north of the piers. Where lies the vessel, pounding badly. There is an insurance of $2,000 on the vessel in the Merchants Mutual of this city.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Wednesday, May 28, 1851

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May 23, 1851. - Schooner CLEOPATRA, beached at Milwaukee - got off and repaired. Property loss, $1,000
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9565
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cleopatra (Schooner), aground, 22 May 1851