The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Linden (Schooner), overboard, 17 Apr 1849


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Lost overboard from the schooner LINDEN, off Grand River, on the night of the 17th. instant, Nicholas Roeder, seaman, aged 18 years. We are informed by the captain of the LINDEN, a brother of the deceased, that a squall struck them about two miles off Grand River at half past eleven o'clock, P.M.---that the fore-boom struck him while taking in the main sail and knocked him overboard, and before assistance could be rendered he had sunk. Captain Roeder is anxious to recover his body, and will pay all expenses attending taking it to Vermillion, his late residence
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, April 19, 1849 p.2

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      MARINE DISASTERS AND LOSSES ON THE LAKES DURING THE SEASON OF 1849
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Schr's POLAND and LINDEN, lost each one man in a gale.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, January 3, 1850 (extracted from list)


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Reason: overboard
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1849
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13797
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Linden (Schooner), overboard, 17 Apr 1849