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John Hollister (Schooner), adrift, 1 Dec 1836

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The hull of a schooner entirely dismasted, and apparently unmanageable or at least unmanaged, was seen floating down the lake opposite this place, during a severe gale yesterday morning.No other circumstances connected with it, are known or can be conjectured with any kind of data. --- Erie Observer Dec. 22
      Cleveland Weekly Advertiser
      Thursday, December 29, 1836


LAKE DISASTER - The Schooner JOHN HOLLISTER was discovered about 15 miles below Fairport, 10 miles from shore, on the 6th. inst., fast in the ice, and abandoned by the crew. She has a cargo of merchandise, which will be saved.
      Cleveland Daily Herald
      Tuesday, January 10, 1837


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  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
William R. McNeil
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John Hollister (Schooner), adrift, 1 Dec 1836