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Rough & Ready (Scow), overboard, 11 Aug 1871


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A SAILOR DROWNED - Francis Shaw, a sailor before the mast on board the scow ROUGH & READY, was drowned from that vessel on Friday morning at about four o'clock, when about half-way between Middle Bass Island and Bar Point. By being knocked overboard by the foreboom. Every possible effort was made to rescue him, but being stunned by the blow he sunk almost immediately. He was shipped from Toledo, and it is thought his friends reside there. His age was about 22.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, August 15, 1871

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Reason: overboard
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15650
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rough & Ready (Scow), overboard, 11 Aug 1871