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E. R. Blake (Schooner), jettisoned part cargo, 1 Jul 1874


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      During a storm on Lake Erie, Wednesday, the schr. V.M. BLAKE sprung a leak and it became necessary to throw overboard about 10 tons of deck freight. The BLAKE arrived at Detroit leaking badly, and went to the upper drydock for repairs.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 17, 1874 3-5



Schooner E.R. BLAKE, jettisoned ten ton of ore in Lake Erie, July 1874. Loss, hull $200 cargo $800.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

NOTE:- A difference in names ?


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Reason: jettisoned part cargo
Hull damage: $200
Cargo: $800
Freight: ore
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1874
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Local identifier:
McN.W.11182
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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E. R. Blake (Schooner), jettisoned part cargo, 1 Jul 1874