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Lapwing (Schooner), aground, 29 Jul 1854


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Schooner LAPWING ashore north of the piers at St. Joseph. It is not likely worth getting her off.
      Detroit Free Press
      August 3, 1854

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      VESSEL ASHORE. -- The schooner LAPWING, Capt. Dunbar, of and from this port for Farmer's Pier, went ashore north of the North Pier at St. Joseph on Saturday morning. The vessel is high and dry on the beach, broadside on. She was driven ashore by the heavy swell, there being no wind by which she could claw off. The LAPWING was an old craft, of but little value. Crew and luggage all saved. --- Chicago Tribune.
      Cleveland Morning leader
      Tuesday, August 1, 1854


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1854
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15742
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.10976 Longitude: -86.48002
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lapwing (Schooner), aground, 29 Jul 1854