The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Essex (Schooner), sunk, 8 Jul 1842


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Toledo, July 12 - The schr. ESSEX loaded with salt, castings, &c. from Oswego, bound for this port, on the 8th, run on the spar of a vessel, lying sunk near Turtle Island, in Maumee Bay, which so injured her that she immediately filled in about 10 ft. of water. We learn that she was day before yesterday recovered and brought into this port. Damage about $500, covered by insurance.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 18, 1842


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Cargo: included
Freight: salt, castings
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1842
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14413
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 41.75255 Longitude: -83.39076
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Essex (Schooner), sunk, 8 Jul 1842