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Fashion (Brig), overboard, 12 May 1866


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Brig FASHION, lost her captain overboard on entering Chicago Harbor, May 1866.
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867

      . . . . .

      LAKE CAPTAIN DROWNED. - Last Saturday Captain William Ransom, of the brig
FASHION, was knocked from his vessel into the water by a blow from a stay-sail boom and drowned, despite all exertions to save him.
      The Evening Post, Buffalo
      Thursday, May 17, 1866



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Reason: overboard
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1866
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10820
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fashion (Brig), overboard, 12 May 1866