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Blazing Star (Schooner), U2868, sails split, 18 Jun 1887

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Chicago.---Several minor mishaps resulted from the squall that swept across the lake on Saturday night. The HATTIE HUTT, sprang a leak, and the BLAZING STAR had some of her sails badly split. The BLAZING STAR had left port with a cargo of grain, and was obliged to return and get new canvas.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. June 23, 1887 p. 1

BLAZING STAR Schooner. Official U. S. No. 2868. of 279.17 Gross Tons. 265,21 Tons Net. 137 x 26 x 10 Built Manitowoc, Wis. 1873. Home port, Oswego.
      Merchant Vessel List of the U. S., 1886

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Reason: sails split
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Blazing Star (Schooner), U2868, sails split, 18 Jun 1887