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Chicago (Brig), sunk, 24 Jul 1851


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CHICAGO Brig, of Quebec, sprung a leak near Manitou Island, Lake Michigan, and sunk with 299 tons of salt. Crew saved themselves in the boat. Aug. 7, 1851.
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers
     
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      July 24, 1851. - Schooner CHICAGO, (British) with cargo of salt in bulk, foundered on Lake Michigan. Property loss, $10,000
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $10,000
Cargo: included
Freight: salt
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9581
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Chicago (Brig), sunk, 24 Jul 1851