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Lilly Hamilton (Schooner), sunk, 21 Aug 1885


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Schooner LILY HAMILTON, of Port Burwell, 370 tons and built 1874, sunk in Lake Michigan with a cargo of salt August 21, 1885. Total loss. Value of loss $10,000.
      Total Losses on the Lakes, 1885
      Cleveland leader
      December 7, 1885

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      Schooner LILLY HAMILTON, of Port Burwell, of 320 tons register and 11 years of age, when bound from Kincardine to Chicago foundered in Lake Michigan October 26, 1885. A total loss with the value of loss at $6,500.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1885
      Department of Marine and Fisheries.

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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $10,000
Cargo: inc.
Freight: salt
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1885
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17590
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lilly Hamilton (Schooner), sunk, 21 Aug 1885