The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ravenna (Bark), aground, 1 Apr 1864


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THE BARK RAVENNA ASHORE. -- This bark, bound from Liverpool, Eng., to Baltimore, is ashore at Cape Henry. She was formerly on the lakes, and is now one of Cunningham and Shaw's Lake & Atlantic Line.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 7, 1864

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      THE BARK RAVENNA -- FURTHER PARTICULARS. -- We find the following in reference to the bark RAVENNA, reported ashore at Cape Henry, a day or two ago, in the New York Commercial of the 9th. inst:
      Baltimore, April 8. -- Capt. Nelson, who was sent down with a steam tug to the assistance of the bark RAVENNA, has returned to port. He said the bark lies three miles south of Cape Henry, inside of the breakers, her head on shore and the sea breaking over her. The tug could not get near her on account of the heavy swell. No persons were seen on board of her nor on the shore. The vessel will doubtless prove a total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 16, 1864


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Reason: aground
Lives: ?
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1864
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20830
Language of Item:
English
  • North Carolina, United States
    Latitude: 35.22546 Longitude: -75.5621
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ravenna (Bark), aground, 1 Apr 1864