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Hannah (Schooner), sunk, 25 Sep 1842

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The schooner HANNAH was lost on Lake Ontario during the gale of 25th. September. She was owned at Oswego, and was laden with wheat from Sandusky. It is supposed all hands on board found a watery grave.
      Cleveland Plain Dealer
      Wed. Oct. 26, 1842. p.2 col.7

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Schooner Lost - We understand that the schr. HANNAH, from Cleveland with wheat, was last seen off the "Devils Nose" above the mouth of the Genesee, a week ago last Wednesday during the heavy gale which was then blowing. Since that time she has not been heard of. No doubt but vessel and crew were lost about the time last seen.------ Rochester Daily Advertiser
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 4, 1842

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The schr. HANNAH, Gibbs, master, which was reported as lost on Lake Ontario, has arrived safe at Cleveland.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 17, 1842

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Reason: sunk
Lives: 7
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Uninjured
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
William R. McNeil
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Hannah (Schooner), sunk, 25 Sep 1842