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Tiger (Schooner), adrift, 1 Aug 1820

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Last evening, between 8 and 9 o'clock, this place was visited by a severe storm of wind and rain, accompanied by vivid lightning and thunder. During the storm the schooner TIGER parted from Roby's wharf and was soon thrown on her beam ends by the force of the wind, in which situation she was driven out into the river. Her perilous situation was soon discovered, and by the manful exertions of the crew of the vessels in port, assisted by several of our active and humane citizens, her crew (six men) were saved, and she was towed into shallow water before the public wharf... -- Detroit Gazette
      Cleaveland Weekly Herald
      Tuesday, August 15, 1820

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
William R. McNeil
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Tiger (Schooner), adrift, 1 Aug 1820