The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
American Republic (Bark), gale damage, 1 Sep 1859


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The bark AMERICAN REPUBLIC, on her last trip down from lake Superior, was seriously disabled when off Presque Isle, Lake Huron, by a northwest gale. She lost her fore-top mast with the fore-mast head, also her main and mizzen top mast, damaging her to the amount of $200 or $300. Her canvas was uninjured. She stops here for repairs.
      Detroit Free Press
      September 6, 1859


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: gale damage
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1859
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14301
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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American Republic (Bark), gale damage, 1 Sep 1859