The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Homer (Schooner), struck by squall, 1 Jul 1883


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The Schooner HOMER, coal laden from Asthabula, was towed in here early Sunday morning. She was struck by a severe squall on Friday morning off Evanston, which carried away her foresail, main-gafftopsail, and flying jib. She was compelled to run away down the lake before the gale. -- Chicago Report
      Marine Record
      July 26, 1883


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: struck by squall
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Damaged canvas
Date of Original:
1883
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.10220
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.65811 Longitude: -79.03476
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Homer (Schooner), struck by squall, 1 Jul 1883