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Henry Norton (Schooner), overboard, 20 Nov 1840


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DROWNED.--Mr. Hartley Mercer was lost overboard from the Schooner HENRY NORTON, near Grand River, yesterday. The foresheet got twisted around his leg in jibing, and threw him about 40 feet from the vessel. Every exertion was made to rescue him, but without success.
      Cleveland Daily Herald
      Saturday, Novermber 21, 1840


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Reason: overboard
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1840
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13047
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.76032 Longitude: -81.28066
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Henry Norton (Schooner), overboard, 20 Nov 1840