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O. Q. Mezlar (Schooner), collision, 23 Jul 1853


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THE GALE ON LAKE MICHIGAN.- The Chicago Tribune says:-"The wind veered round to the north east about 11 o'clock on Sunday night, and commenced blowing a gale. A large fleet of vessels from the lumber ports arrived yesterday, most of them having met with no damage. The lake was very rough during the day, and the waves broke on the beach with great fury. As yet we have heard of no serious accident among the shipping.
Schooner O.Q. MELZAR, of and from North Manistee, with a cargo of lumber, came in contact with the propeller GENERAL TAYLOR, of Buffalo, lying in the stream at the foot of Franklin Street. The schooner broke off the end of her jib-boom. No damage done to the propeller. (part of article)
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, July 28, 1853


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1853
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14491
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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O. Q. Mezlar (Schooner), collision, 23 Jul 1853