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Mary Elizabeth (Schooner), U90426, sunk, 1 Feb 1879


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Capt. James Gibney, of the lake schooner MARY ELIZABETH, which took a cargo of petroleum from Cleveland to Europe last fall, arrived at his home in Buffalo on Monday night, the vessel having foundered off the coast of Ireland in February.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Sunday, March 23, 1879


MARY ELIZABETH, of 327 tons (new tonnage). Built Garden Island 1854 by D.R. Colby. Owned by Wex & Sloan. Home port, Buffalo. REMARKS:- formerly bark PLYMOUTH, rebuilt 1870.
      National Board of Lake Underwriters
      Classification Index for 1875
     
     
NAME: MARY ELIZABETH
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 90426
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA:
BEAM:
DEPTH:
GROSS: 327.53 (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878)
NET:
YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Buffalo, NY (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878)
YEARS LISTED: 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878.
NOTES:
      MVUS, sail
      1866 - 1884


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Newspaper
Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1879
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.20627
Language of Item:
English
  • North Carolina, United States
    Latitude: 35.22546 Longitude: -75.5621
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary Elizabeth (Schooner), U90426, sunk, 1 Feb 1879