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Erie (Schooner), lost a mast, 24 Nov 1820


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Buffalo, November 28th.
SEVERE GALE;---A gale was experienced in this vicinity on Saturday night last, which exceeded in severity any felt heretofore for several years. Of its effects on vessels on the lakes, we have, as yet, learnt few particulars. The schooner ERIE, which left here for Detroit, on Friday evening, lost one of her masts, and was driven back.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Tuesday, December 12, 1820

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      On the 25th ult. a very severe gale was experienced on Lake Erie. The schr. ERIE which left Buffalo on the 24th for this place was driven back with the loss of one of her masts. The COM. PERRY was driven ashore and stove to pieces, a short distance above the pier at that place, and several vessels were also driven ashore at Black Rock and considerably injured -- aming them were the schrs. BEAVER and the U.S. revenue cutter DALLAS.
      Capts. Brant and Whiting, and several other gentlemen who took passage on the ERIE, have since arrived at this place through Canada.
      Detroit Gazette
      December 15, 1820


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Reason: lost a mast
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1820
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Local identifier:
McN.W.11915
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Erie (Schooner), lost a mast, 24 Nov 1820