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George Washington (Schooner), lightning, 2 Jun 1856


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STRUCK. - The schooner GEORGE WASHINGTON, of the Lake Navigation Co's line,
which made this port yesterday morning, was struck by lightning on her way up, Monday, and had her main topmast knocked down and lost, and her mainmast shattered considerably. - Chicago Tribune, Monday
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, June 12, 1856



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Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14748
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.855277 Longitude: -79.577777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George Washington (Schooner), lightning, 2 Jun 1856