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Homer (Bark), aground, 29 Nov 1872


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The weather on Friday night (11/29) was exceedingly boisterous; the wind blowing furiously from the north west accompanied at times with blinding snow.
We give the following marine mishaps as have reached us from Detroit and other localitities. The following is from Detroit:
The bark HOMER is ashore at Point LaHard in the Straits, and the schooner DELAWARE with 30,000 bushels wheat, bound down is ashore at Holland, near Grand
Haven, Lake Michigan.
      Erie Gazette
      December 5, 1872

NOTE:- Point LaHard in the Straits ?? could this be Point La Barbe, which is in
the straits of Mackinaw. ??


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1872
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15931
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Homer (Bark), aground, 29 Nov 1872