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Chieftain (Bark), aground, 3 Nov 1867


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The bark CHIEFTAN which left Chicago on Saturday, is reported to have been driven onto the beach at some point on the east shore of Lake Michigan, during the recent gale, and it is said, will, with her cargo, prove a total loss. She was laden with 14,775 bu. of corn and was bound for Windsor, Ontario.
      Detroit Post
      November 9, 1867

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      MARINE ITEMS. - The Canadian schooner CHIEFTAIN, which cleared from Chicago
on the 2d inst., with a cargo of 14,713 bushels corn, was driven ashore a short distance south of the pier at Stoney Creek, Michigan, on the night of the 3d, and soon went to pieces. The crew escaped.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Thursday, November 14, 1867

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: corn
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1867
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14337
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.55945 Longitude: -86.50869
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Chieftain (Bark), aground, 3 Nov 1867