Benicia Boy (Sloop), U2575, struck dock, 21 May 1883
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The Sloop BENICIA BOY, of Sackett's harbor, which went to pieces by pounding against the dock at Cape Vincent, was anchored near Carlton Island. She dragged her anchor and the crew finally got it up and made for the dock. She struck the dock with terrific force and immediately went to pieces. The Crew saved themselves by making "pier head" jumps. -- Oswego Palladium
June 2, 1883
Cape Vincent, N.Y., May 22. -- During last night's severe gale the sloop BENICIA BOY was driven ashore and sunk.
J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Srapbook, May 1883.
Sloop BENICIA BOY. U. S. No. 2575. Of 14.84 tons. Home port, Sackett's Harbor, N.Y.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
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- Reason: struck dock
Remarks: Total loss
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New York, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes