The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lemuel Crawford (Bark), aground, 1 May 1858


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BARQUE "LEMUEL CRAWFORD" WRECKED.---A despatch from Detroit last night states that the Barque LEMUEL CRAWFORD, with a cargo of 20,000 bushels of wheat from Chicago to Buffalo, went ashore on East Sister Island reef during the gale of Monday night, and is a total loss. The crew remained on the wreck until yesterday morning, when they were rescued and taken to Detroit. Vessel owned by Messrs Crawford & Price of this city. Cargo and vessel fully insured.
      Cleveland Morning leader
      May 14, 1858


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12857
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lemuel Crawford (Bark), aground, 1 May 1858