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John Meech (Schooner), aground, 20 Nov 1840


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The schr. JOHN MEECH, laden with lumber, was driven ashore near the mouth of Milwaukie River, during a gale on the 20th ult., and went to pieces. The crew escaped by swimmimg.
      The schooner LIBERTY was also beached near Oak Creek and now lies high and dry, crew all safe. ( 2-2 )
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      December 12, 1840

NOTE:-- The Detroit Free Press of December 9, 1840 gives the name as JOHN MARSH


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1840
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20068
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.02557 Longitude: -87.90286
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John Meech (Schooner), aground, 20 Nov 1840