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Yorktown (Schooner), aground, 7 Jun 1860


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The steamer NORTHERN LIGHT arrived from lake Superior yesterday, having left
Ontonagon on Tuesday the 5th. MEMORANDA
"Friday morning the 8th. Schooner YORKTOWN is ashore on Pipe Island, and another schooner, name unknown, is ashore and sunk on the mainland." (part)
      Cleveland Plain Dealer
      Monday evening, June 11, 1860

      . . . . .

      DISASTERS
Intelligence was received at Detroit on Saturday evening that the schooner REBECCA, loaded with 320 tons ore for Cleveland struck a rock half a mile above Detour on Thursday evening last. She was run upon the shore where she is now sunk.
The Cleveland schooner YORKTOWN, bound down, is ashore on Pipe Island, two miles above Detour.
      Cleveland Plain Dealer
      Monday evening, June 11, 1860

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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1860
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.13829
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.01724 Longitude: -83.89889
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Yorktown (Schooner), aground, 7 Jun 1860