The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
H. B. Steele (Schooner), lightning, 31 May 1863


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STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. - The schooner H.B. STEELE, Jones master, bound from Toledo for Buffalo, with a cargo of lumber, when off Dunkirk Sunday, about 9 A.M., was struck by lightning, shivering the foremast into splinters, and, most fortunate for the crew, none of them were injured.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, June 2, 1863

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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1863
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17853
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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H. B. Steele (Schooner), lightning, 31 May 1863