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Waucousta (Schooner), aground, 7 Nov 1878


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Buffalo, November 8. - The schooner WACOUSTA went ashore near Charlotte, N.Y., last evening, and will probably prove a total loss. She is owned by Mr. Shooley and others, of Montreal, and was valued at $7,200. The crew were save by the life-saving station at Charlotte.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Saturday, November 9, 1878


      The WACOUSTA went ashore near Charlotte. The crew were saved by the life-boat crew. The Buffalo Commercial Advertiser says that the WACOUSTA is the fourth vessel which has had relief from the life-boat station at Charlotte this fall. She hails from Montreal, and is owned by Mr. Schooley and others. She is twenty-three years old and valued at $7,200
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, November 11, 1878



      Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 8. -- The schooner WACOUSTA went ashore near Charlotte, N. Y., last evening and will probably prove a total loss. She is owned by Mr. Schooley and others, of Montreal, and was valued at $7.200. The crew were rescued by the life-saving station at Charlotte.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Monday, November 11, 1878



      The WACOUSTA, ashore at Charlotte, was formerly the LUCY J. LATHAM. She is 23 years old, owned by Mr. Schooley and others, Montreal, and valued at $7,200.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Wednesday, November 13, 1878
     

NOTE - Still listed in the 1879 Underwriters Register ?

     
Ex schooner LUCY J. LATHAM


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off ?
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16256
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.25506 Longitude: -77.61695
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Waucousta (Schooner), aground, 7 Nov 1878