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Thornton (Schooner), U24105, aground, 20 May 1868


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In our Lake Superior News brought by the stmr. METEOR will be noticed the disaster of the schr. THORNTON, which lies sunk in the Sault Canal, laden with iron ore. On the trip preceeding the last this vessel met with a similar disaster near Sailor's Encampment, by getting on the rocks while in tow of a tug, and sank laden with iron ore also. She was gotten up at considerable expense and put in thorough repair, and but recently set out on her second voyage of the season.
      Detroit Free Press
      June 16, 1868

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      May 20, schr. THORNTON sunk at Sailor's Encampment; cargo iron ore; raised and repaired; damage not known.
      Casualty List for Detroit Vessels, 1868
      Detroit Post, December 11, 1868

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1868
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15453
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Thornton (Schooner), U24105, aground, 20 May 1868