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William Lewis (Schooner), U26245, scuttled, 10 Jul 1878


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The schr. Wm. LEWIS, to save the labor of continually pumping her out, was scuttled and sunk in the Blackwell Canal, close up to the bank, last Wednesday. Sometime during the night she slid off into deep water, and in so doing carried away the jibboom of the schooner SASCO. - Buffalo Express, 12th.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Monday, July 15, 1878

      . . . . .
NAME: W. LEWIS (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880;
1880-81; 1882; 1883)
RIG: Brig
OFFICIAL NO: 26245
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA:
BEAM:
DEPTH:
GROSS: 238.71 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-
81; 1882; 1883)
NET:
YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Detroit, MI (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875); Buffalo, NY (1876; 1877; 1878;
1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883.
NOTES:
      MVUS, Pre-list to 1885


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: scuttled
Lives: nil
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1878
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.16135
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
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William Lewis (Schooner), U26245, scuttled, 10 Jul 1878