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Shakespeare (Brig), lost mast, 1 Jul 1852


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The late violent storm did some considerable damage to our lake marine. The brig HELFENSTEIN, while lying at anchor in Milwaukee Bay on the 1st inst. parted her cables, lost her fore-topmast and top-gallant-mast and struck on a ledge of rocks, causing her to leak badly. She however started for this port, and the officers of the U.S. Steamer MICHIGAN went to her relief and towed her into this port. She soon after sunk in twelve feet water, near the south pier. The brig LOWELL and SHAKESPEAR lost their fore-top-gallant masts in making this port. - Chicago Argus.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, July 6, 1852

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Reason: lost mast
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1852
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16825
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Shakespeare (Brig), lost mast, 1 Jul 1852