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Edward Kelley (Schooner), U8997, gale damage, &c., 2 May 1892

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The schr. EDWARD KELLEY, coal laden arrived this afternoon in tow of the MARQUETTE. The KELLEY had a hard time. She got adrift in Wednesday night's storm and broke her jib. She lost her foresail, mainsail and staysail, shipped her steering gear, overturned her donkey boiler and lost her boat. She was picked up the next day by the MARQUETTE.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 2, 1892 6-1

Schooner EDWARD KELLEY. U. S. No. 8997. Of 776 gross tons; 737 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich., 1874. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 187.0 x 35.0 x 14.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902

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Reason: gale damage, &c.
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Edward Kelley (Schooner), U8997, gale damage, &c., 2 May 1892