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Edwin Jenny (Schooner), sunk by collision, 2 Jun 1844

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June 2 - E. JENNY, Davison, master, sunk in collision with the steamer CHICAGO at Cleveland; crew saved; cargo of corn and flour, lost; $3,000. Vessel raised again and beached 5 miles south of our Lighthouse, Dec.7th; crew saved and vessel again got off, cargo of iron and provisions; loss $1,000.
      Lake Disasters in 1844
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 8, 1845

SCHOONER SUNK. - The steamer CHICAGO, Capt G. Appleby, ran into the schooner E. JENNY, near Cleveland on Sunday, and sunk her. She was bound for this port and had on board 340 bbls. flour and 2,440 bushels corn, all of which must of course be greatly damaged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 5, 1844

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Cargo: included
Freight: corn & flour
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Edwin Jenny (Schooner), sunk by collision, 2 Jun 1844