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F. C. Clark (Brig), lightning, 17 Sep 1853


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The Chicago Tribune says that the brig F.C. CLARK was struck by lightning when about ten miles distant from this port, on Saturday evening. Her fore-gallant and royal masts, gallant yard and royal yard were completely shivered and came with a crash to the deck. She was loaed with a cargo of coal. There was no traces of the fluid on the lower spars.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, September 23, 1853


Media Type:
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1853
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.14519
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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F. C. Clark (Brig), lightning, 17 Sep 1853