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J. O. Moss (Schooner), lightning, 1 Aug 1863


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SCHOONER STRUCK BY LIGHTNING - MAN KILLED. - The Lexington Jeffersonian say the new schooner J.O. MOSS was struck by lightning on Lake Erie one day last week; four men were knocked down and one of them killed. The fluid passed down the foremast, splintering it considerably, but not materially injuring the vessel. The above was obtained from the Captain.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, August 14, 1863

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Newspaper
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Reason: lightning
Lives: 1
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1863
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16774
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. O. Moss (Schooner), lightning, 1 Aug 1863