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King Sisters (Schooner), aground, 1 Aug 1874


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      The schr. KING SISTERS got ashore a short distance above False Presque Isle Sunday night during the fog and smoke. The tug SATELITE discovered her and went to her assistance, getting her afloatMonday evening. The unfortunate vessel was obliged to throw overboard about 100 tons of pig iron, but sustained no damage to herself. She proceeded to Milwaukee her destination. - Detroit Post.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 24, 1874 3-5



Schooner KING SISTERS, cargo pig iron, ashore at False Presqu'Isle, August 1874. Loss, hull $400 cargo $5000.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874


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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $400
Cargo: $500
Freight: pig iron
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1874
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Local identifier:
McN.W.11283
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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King Sisters (Schooner), aground, 1 Aug 1874