The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Leander (Schooner), overboard, 12 Oct 1849


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LOST OVERBOARD.---We learn from Captain Nugent of the schooner LEANDER, of this city, that on the night of the 12th.,instant, a sailor named Amos Thompson was lost overboard and drowned---he went out on the jib-boom to fix a lamp, and fell off. The vessel was brought to, and every exertion made to find him, but without success. The night was very dark, and the vessel making about 12 miles an hour at the time. Mr.Thompson was supposed to have friends near this city, and we are requested to say for their benifit that his trunk contained two notes of hand, one for $60 and one for $70.--------------Sandusky Mirror
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, October 29, 1849 p. 3


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Reason: overboard
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1849
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13938
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.44083 Longitude: -85.87981
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Leander (Schooner), overboard, 12 Oct 1849