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H. H. Brown (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1865


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The bark H.H. BROWN, when some 10 miles above Pt. au Barques, on Friday nioght, was struck by a sudden gust of wind, which carried away her mainsail, and rendered it unfit for further service. Her mizzen gaff topsail, which was taken in, was also blown from the bolt ropes. She also sustained other damages, and was obliged to return to the River St. Clair for repairs.
      Cleveland Plain Dealer
      October 12, 1865 3-4



      The schr. H.H. BROWN is ashore at Sandusky, we are informed last evening, is fast going to pieces, and consequently will become a total loss.
      Detroit Free Press
      Oct. 29, 1865



      VESSELS LOST IN DETROIT DISTRICT IN 1865.
Stmr. CANADA, wrecked on Bar Point, Lake Erie. Her machinery was taken out and the hull abandoned.
      Steamer TRAVELLER, wrecked on a rock on Lake Superior. Her engine and machinery have since been recovered.
Propeller PEWABIC, sunk by collision with propeller METEOR, in Lake Huron. Several attempts have been made to raise her, but without success.
      Propeller STOCKMAN, burned at Bear Creek, Canada.
Tug PILOT, burned at Algonac, on St. Clair River.
Steamer WINDSOR, burned in Detroit River on the night of the disastrous confragration of the Detroit & Milwaukee Depot.
Brig ROBERT HOLLISTER, wrecked on Lake Michigan.
* Schr. H.H. BROWN, wrecked on Sandusky Bar.
      Schr. L.D. COMAN, lost near Erie, Pa.
      Schr. E.C. BLISH, wrecked on Lake Michigan.
      Schr. K.L. LANSING, wrecked on Lake Michigan.
      Schr. ILLINOIS, not certain as to this vessel, but think she foundered on Lake Michigan with a cargo of stone. - Detroit Free Press, 21.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      August 23, 1866


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1865
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14322
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.44894 Longitude: -82.70796
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William R. McNeil
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H. H. Brown (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1865