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Ben Flint (Schooner), U2243, lightning, 1 Aug 1866


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BEN FLINT Schooner, of 295 tons, owned at Milwaukee by Tyson & Co. Bound from Buffalo to Chicago in August 1866, was struck by lightning and lost her mainmast on Lake Michigan. Loss to ship $275 insurance $180
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes, 1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard



Schooner BENJAMIN FLINT. U. S. NO. 2243. Of 219.63 tons. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869


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Notes:
Reason: lightning
Hull damage: $275
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1866
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12443
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ben Flint (Schooner), U2243, lightning, 1 Aug 1866