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E. C. Roberts (Schooner), U7316, aground, 8 Jul 1856


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Capt. Sweet of the stmr. NORTH STAR, which arrived at Cleveland day before yesterday, reports a succession of fogs and squalls on Lake Superior during the last trip. The schooner E.C. ROBERTS was aground on Lake George Flats, where the water was only 9 ft., and the vessel was loaded 9ft. 8 inches. She would have to take out a part of her cargo of coal to get off. - Buffalo Comm.
      Detroit Free Press
      July 8, 1856 1-3


      Schooner E.C. ROBERTS. U. S. No. 7316. Of 273.39 tons. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15359
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.45002 Longitude: -84.13336
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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E. C. Roberts (Schooner), U7316, aground, 8 Jul 1856