J. & A. Stronach (Schooner), U12978, capsized, 25 Oct 1855
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ANOTHER DISASTER. -- The schooner JOSEPH STRANOCH (sic) of Milwaukee, capsized during the late gale. Her crew escaped to another vessel. The STRANOCH was loaded with lumber.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Monday, October 29, 1855
Unknown schooner sunk. While the Steamer "Western World" was on her passage up the Lake from Buffalo yesterday, some of her passengers saw a topsail schooner which appeared to be coming toward them, suddenly sink. The Captain of the "Western World" also saw her and said she looked like a Chicago boat.(from the 27th).
The schooner "Jacob Stranoch (?) of Milwaukee, laden with lumber, capsized during the late gale. Her crew escaped to another vessel. (no mention of Lake).
Wednesday, October 31, 1855.
Schooner J. & A. STRONACH. U. S. No. 12978. Of 107.42 tons. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S. A., 1869
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