The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Seabird (Scow), sunk, 1 Apr 1873


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The schrs. WANDERER and SEABIRD, loaded with coal from Cleveland, are ashore on the east end of Kelley's Island. The scow VAMPIRE drifted off Chicanoslee Reef and is beached in good position . The schr. WANDERER is said to be broken in two. The scow SEABIRD is not so dangerously situated.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 25, 1873 3-6

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      DISASTER AT KELLEY'S ISLAND. - The schooners WANDERER and SEABIRD, loaded with coal from Cleveland are ashore on the east side of this Island. The scow VAMPIRE drifted off Chickenolee Reef, and is beached in good position. The schooner WANDERER is said to be broken in two. The schooner SEABIRD is not so dangerously situated.
      Buffalo Evening Post
      Monday, April 28, 1873

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The SEABIRD and schr. WANDERER, wrecked on Kelley's Island, have been abandoned for the present.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 2, 1873 3-5

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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: sunk
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1873
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.15354
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.60422 Longitude: -82.7074
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Seabird (Scow), sunk, 1 Apr 1873