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Indiana (Bark), sunk, 28 Sep 1870

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On Saturday, says the Erie Dispatch of yesterday, the bark
INDIANA Capt. McAdams, left Buffalo for Cleveland, loaded with 65
cords of paving stone and 50 tons of flagging. On Sunday, at
about 10 A.M., when off Grand River and about the center of the
lake, she was struck by a heavy squall from the northward, and it
was noticed soon after that she was leaking. An attempt was made
to run for Gravelly Bay, but this was impracticable, and the boat
was headed down the Lake, the men working at the pumps until
10:00 Sunday night, when they abandoned her, about 15 miles from
Erie, the 8 comprising her crew coming ashore in the yawl. She
sank within sight of the Erie light at midnight on Sunday. Capt.
McAdama made an entry of his protest before Notary J.F. Walther,
Esq., yesterday, and the above is its substance.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 28, 1870 3-5

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: stone
Remarks: ?
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  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
William R. McNeil
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Indiana (Bark), sunk, 28 Sep 1870