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Alexander Mitchell (Brig), aground, 1 Oct 1866


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ALEXANDER MITCHELL Brig, ashore at White Lake, October 1866. Total loss Property loss $5,0000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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      A. MITCHELL, Brig of 280 Tons owned at Chicago by Ludington. Bound from Chicago to White Lake, went ashore at White Lake, October 1866. Loss to ship $1,750 insurance $1,000 loss to cargo $2,000 insurance $790
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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      ASHORE. - The brig ALEXANDER MITCHELL, of Chicago, went ashore on Monday last at White Lake.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, October 27, 1866

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      BRIG ALEX. MITCHELL. - This vessel, which has been abandoned at White Lake as a total loss, was built at Port Huron in 1853, by G. Barber, for Messrs. Ludington & Co., of this city, the present owners. She has seen 13 years of hard and successful service, and never was extensively repaired until the winter of 1864-65. She was of 280 tons burthen, old measurement, and rated B 2 at the time of her loss. - Milwaukee Sentinel.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, November 10, 1866

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $5,000
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1866
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McN.W.12594
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.37723 Longitude: -86.38035
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alexander Mitchell (Brig), aground, 1 Oct 1866