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W. G. Talcott (Schooner), capsized, 17 Nov 1851

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Nov. 17, 1851. - Schooner W.G. TALCOTT, capsized on Lake Erie. Total loss. Property loss $2,000.
      Disasters on the Lakes in 1851
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser. Jan. 2, 1852

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The Schooner W.D. TOLLCOTT, Capt. Ames, with a cargo of lumber consigned to Messrs Bidwell, Banta & Co., sprung a leak Monday morning and capsized about 8 o'clock, some 12 miles from Port, her crew were taken off by the Steamer HUDSON. Great credit is due Captain Goldsmith for the prompt manner in which he went to the relief of the sufferers.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Tuesday, November 18, 1851

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TALCOTT, W.D. Schooner, with a cargo of lumber, capsized near Sturgeon Point. Crew saved by Steamer HUDSON. Nov. 19, 1851
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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Reason: capsized
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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W. G. Talcott (Schooner), capsized, 17 Nov 1851