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Gipsey (Schooner), lightning, 1 Jul 1848


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The schooner GIPSEY, lying at the foot of Commercial Street, had one of her topmasts shivered and carried away by a bolt of lightning, the fluid passing down the mast and thence to the anchor into the water, shattering the stern of the small boat in its course.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday evening, July 12, 1848


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Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1848
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13872
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gipsey (Schooner), lightning, 1 Jul 1848