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Marshall (Schooner), capsized, 1 Oct 1831


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We learn that a schooner supposed to be the MARSHALL, of Conneaut, Ohio, was discovered by the steamboat OHIO, on Thursday last; capsized a few miles above this place. One dead body was discovered lashed to the schooner, and it is supposed that all hands must have perished.
      Erie Gazette
      October 6, 1831


      On Tuesday last we experienced a straon gale from the N. E.,accompanied with rain. Several of our steamboats were in the upper part of the lake, and in great danger; but finally escaped, without material damage, and without the loss of any of the lives on board. The sloop OLIVE BRANCH, from hence to Ashtabula, was lost at the mouth of Grand River - crew saved. The cargo, consisting of merchandize, valued at several thousand dollars, was owned b Messrs. William and James Reed, of Ashtabula, and wholly lost.
The schooner MARSHALL, of Conneaut, was discovered on the 1st of October off Erie, on her beams end. She was navigated by five men who are supposed to be lost.
      Buffalo Patriot
      October 11, 1831
     
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      On Tuesday last (says the Buffalo Patriot), we experienced a strong gale from the N. E. accompanied with rain. Several of the steam boats were in the upper part of the lake, and were in great danger; but finally escaped without material damage, and without the loss of any of the lives on board. --- The sloop OLIVE BRANCH, from hence to Ashtabula, was lost at the mouth of Grand River --- crew saved. The cargo consisting of merchandize valued at several thousand dollars, was owned by Messrs. Wm. & James Wade, of Ashtabula, and wholly lost.
The schooner MARSHALL, of Conneaut, was discovered on the 1st. of October, off Erie, on her beam ends. She was navigated by five men, who are supposed to be lost.
      The Hallowell Free Press
      November 1, 1831


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Reason: capsized
Lives: 5
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1831
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19936
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Marshall (Schooner), capsized, 1 Oct 1831