The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Fiske (Schooner), gale damage, 25 Nov 1859


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DISMASTED. - The schooner WILLIAM FISK, bound from Erie to this port with coal, was struck by the gale about 7 o'clock Friday morning, when about 20 miles this side of the Manitous. Her jib boom, formast head, from topmast and main topmast were carried away, and a falling spar struck one of the men named Wm. Ivory on the head, giving him an ugly blow, and cutting quite a hole in his head. - Milwaukee News.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, December 1, 1859

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Reason: gale damage
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1859
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16758
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William Fiske (Schooner), gale damage, 25 Nov 1859