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Henry Roop (Schooner), lightning, 26 Aug 1837


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ROOP, HENRY Schooner, of Buffalo, while lying in this Harbor (Ashtabula) during the storm of Saturday last, was struck by lightning. Her main mast was shivered to atoms, and several persons on board at the time were prostrated. No lives were lost. Ashtabula Sentinel.
      Daily Herald & Gazette, Cleveland
      Friday, September 1, 1837


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Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1837
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9788
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.86505 Longitude: -80.78981
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Henry Roop (Schooner), lightning, 26 Aug 1837