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Parsons (Schooner), collision, 27 May 1859


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HEAVY GALE ON LAKE SUPERIOR - DISASTERS. - From a merchant in this city who came down on the NORTH STAR, we learn that the heaviest gale of the season prevailed on Lake Superior, commencing on Thursday afternoon and continuing until Friday night. Its full fury was experienced at Marquette. ...The schooner PARSONS collided with an unknown vessel off Grand Island. The former was stripped clear of every thing to her stem. .... - Detroit Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, June 2, 1859

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1859
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16621
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.51661 Longitude: -86.66683
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Parsons (Schooner), collision, 27 May 1859