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Frederick Moore (Schooner), seaman's death, 1 Aug 1871


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FATAL ACCIDENT ON SHIPBOARD. - A sailor, named Alexander Moody, 21 years of age, while making fast the mizzen gall topsail of the new schooner FREDERICK MOORE, off Port Sanilac, on Friday, missed his footing, fell and struck on the cabin trunk. He died in about an hour and a half afterwards. The MOORE turned back and left the body at Port Huron, whence it was forwarded to Vermillion, Ohio, where the deceased had a widowed mother who depended on him for support.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 8, 1871


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Reason: seaman's death
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18675
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Frederick Moore (Schooner), seaman's death, 1 Aug 1871