The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John Hancock (Brig), aground, 7 Apr 1848


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LAKE INTELLIGENCE. - The Chicago Democrat of April 7 states that the brig JOHN HANCOCK, loaded with wheat, grounded between the piers at Chicago in endeavoring to leave that port for Buffalo. After unloading part of her cargo she was able to get off the same evening.
      The schooner L.P. HILLIARD in going between the piers at Chicago on the same evening, grounded on the bar, but was got off without difficulty.
      The schooner Wm. WOODBRIDGE, at the same port, has been hauled up on the ways for repairs.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, April 13, 1848
     


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1848
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15630
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John Hancock (Brig), aground, 7 Apr 1848